Keywords: background, recent, recently

Sign Definition

As a Noun

  1. The kind of family you come from and the kind of education and work experience you have had. English = background.
  2. The facts that explain what caused an event or situation. English = background.

As a Verb or Adjective

  1. Of an event, to happen a short time ago in the past. English = (be) recent.

As Modifier

  1. Used after time signs and/or at the beginning or end of sign sentences to place the time frame in the recent past. English = recently, just a while ago, just then.