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new

 (no͞o, nyo͞o)
adj. new·er, new·est
1. Having been made or come into being only a short time ago; recent: a new law.
2.
a. Still fresh: a new coat of paint.
b. Never used or worn before now: a new car; a new hat.
3. Just found, discovered, or learned: new information.
4. Not previously experienced or encountered; novel or unfamiliar: ideas new to her.
5. Different from the former or the old: the new morality.
6. Recently obtained or acquired: new political power; new money.
7. Additional; further: new sources of energy.
8. Recently arrived or established in a place, position, or relationship: new neighbors; a new president.
9. Changed for the better; rejuvenated: The nap has made a new person of me.
10. Being the later or latest in a sequence: a new edition.
11. Currently fashionable: a new dance.
12. New In the most recent form, period, or development.
13. Inexperienced or unaccustomed: new at the job; new to the trials of parenthood.
14. Of or relating to a new moon.
adv.
Freshly; recently. Often used in combination: new-mown.

[Middle English newe, from Old English nīwe, nēowe; see newo- in Indo-European roots.]

new′ness n.
Synonyms: new, fresh, novel2, original
These adjectives describe what has existed for only a short time, has only lately come into use, or has only recently arrived at a state or position, as of prominence. New is the most general: a new movie; a new friend; a new opportunity.
Something fresh has qualities of newness such as briskness, brightness, or purity: fresh footprints in the snow; fresh hope of discovering a vaccine.
Novel applies to the new and strikingly unusual: "His sermons were considered bold in thought and novel in language" (Edith Wharton).
Something that is original is novel and the first of its kind: "The science of pure mathematics, in its modern development, may claim to be the most original creation of the human spirit" (Alfred North Whitehead).

new

(njuː)
adj
1.
a. recently made or brought into being: a new dress; our new baby.
b. (as collective noun; preceded by the): the new.
2. of a kind never before existing; novel: a new concept in marketing.
3. having existed before but only recently discovered: a new comet.
4. markedly different from what was before: the new liberalism.
5. fresh and unused; not second-hand: a new car.
6. (prenominal) having just or recently become: a new bride.
7. (often foll by: to or at) recently introduced (to); inexperienced (in) or unaccustomed (to): new to this neighbourhood.
8. (capital in names or titles) more or most recent of two or more things with the same name: the New Testament.
9. (prenominal) fresh; additional: I'll send some new troops.
10. (often foll by to) unknown; novel: this is new to me.
11. (of a cycle) beginning or occurring again: a new year.
12. (Agriculture) (prenominal) (of crops) harvested early: new carrots.
13. changed, esp for the better: she returned a new woman from her holiday.
14. up-to-date; fashionable
15. (Linguistics) (capital when part of a name; prenominal) being the most recent, usually living, form of a language: New High German.
16. the new the new vogue: comedy is the new rock'n'roll.
17. turn over a new leaf to reform; make a fresh start
adv (usually in combination)
18. recently, freshly: new-laid eggs.
19. anew; again
[Old English nīowe; related to Gothic niujis, Old Norse naujas, Latin novus]
ˈnewness n

new

(nu, nyu)

adj. -er, -est,
adv., n. adj.
1. of recent origin, production, purchase, etc.; having but lately come or been brought into being: a new book.
2. of a kind now existing or appearing for the first time; novel: a new concept of the universe.
3. having but lately become known: a new elementary particle.
4. unfamiliar or strange (often fol. by to): ideas new to us; to explore new worlds.
5. having but lately come to a place, position, status, etc.: a new minister.
6. unaccustomed (usu. fol. by to): people new to such work.
7. further; additional: new gains.
8. fresh or unused: a new sheet of paper.
9. different and better in physical or moral quality: It made a new man of him.
10. other than the former or the old: a new era.
11. being the later or latest of two or more things of the same kind: a new edition of Shakespeare.
12. (cap.) (of a language) in its latest known period, esp. as a living language at the present time: New High German.
adv.
13. recently or freshly (usu. used in combination): new-mown hay.
n.
14. something that is new: Ring out the old, ring in the new.
[before 900; Middle English newe, Old English nīwe, c. Old Frisian nī(e), Old Saxon, Old High German niuwi (German neu), Old Norse nȳr, Gothic niujis, Old Irish núe, Greek neîos; akin to Latin novus, Greek néos, Skt náva]
new′ness, n.
syn: new, fresh, novel describe things that have not existed or have not been known or seen before. new refers to something recently made, grown, or built, or recently found, invented, or discovered: a new car; new techniques. fresh refers to something that has retained its original properties, or has not been affected by use or the passage of time: fresh strawberries; fresh ideas. novel refers to something new that has an unexpected, strange, or striking quality, generally pleasing: a novel experience.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.new - not of long duration; having just (or relatively recently) come into being or been made or acquired or discovered; "a new law"; "new cars"; "a new comet"; "a new friend"; "a new year"; "the New World"
current - occurring in or belonging to the present time; "current events"; "the current topic"; "current negotiations"; "current psychoanalytic theories"; "the ship's current position"
fresh - recently made, produced, or harvested; "fresh bread"; "a fresh scent"; "fresh lettuce"
modern - belonging to the modern era; since the Middle Ages; "modern art"; "modern furniture"; "modern history"; "totem poles are modern rather than prehistoric"
old - of long duration; not new; "old tradition"; "old house"; "old wine"; "old country"; "old friendships"; "old money"
2.new - original and of a kind not seen before; "the computer produced a completely novel proof of a well-known theorem"
original - being or productive of something fresh and unusual; or being as first made or thought of; "a truly original approach"; "with original music"; "an original mind"
3.new - lacking training or experience; "the new men were eager to fight"; "raw recruits"
inexperienced, inexperient - lacking practical experience or training
4.new - having no previous example or precedent or parallel; "a time of unexampled prosperity"
unprecedented - having no precedent; novel; "an unprecedented expansion in population and industry"
5.new - other than the former one(s); different; "they now have a new leaders"; "my new car is four years old but has only 15,000 miles on it"; "ready to take a new direction"
other - not the same one or ones already mentioned or implied; "today isn't any other day"- the White Queen; "the construction of highways and other public works"; "he asked for other employment"; "any other person would tell the truth"; "his other books are still in storage"; "then we looked at the other house"; "hearing was good in his other ear"; "the other sex"; "she lived on the other side of the street from me"; "went in the other direction"
6.new - unaffected by use or exposure; "it looks like new"
worn - affected by wear; damaged by long use; "worn threads on the screw"; "a worn suit"; "the worn pockets on the jacket"
7.new - (of a new kind or fashion) gratuitously new; "newfangled ideas"; "she buys all these new-fangled machines and never uses them"
original - being or productive of something fresh and unusual; or being as first made or thought of; "a truly original approach"; "with original music"; "an original mind"
8.New - in use after medieval times; "New Eqyptian was the language of the 18th to 21st dynasties"
linguistics - the scientific study of language
late - of a later stage in the development of a language or literature; used especially of dead languages; "Late Greek"
9.New - used of a living language; being the current stage in its development; "Modern English"; "New Hebrew is Israeli Hebrew"
linguistics - the scientific study of language
late - of a later stage in the development of a language or literature; used especially of dead languages; "Late Greek"
10.new - (of crops) harvested at an early stage of development; before complete maturity; "new potatoes"; "young corn"
early - being or occurring at an early stage of development; "in an early stage"; "early forms of life"; "early man"; "an early computer"
11.new - unfamiliar; "new experiences"; "experiences new to him"; "errors of someone new to the job"
unaccustomed - not habituated to; unfamiliar with; "unaccustomed to wearing suits"
Adv.1.new - very recently; "they are newly married"; "newly raised objections"; "a newly arranged hairdo"; "grass new washed by the rain"; "a freshly cleaned floor"; "we are fresh out of tomatoes"

new

adjective
2. brand new, unused There are many boats, new and used, for sale.
3. extra, more, added, new-found, supplementary Many are looking for a new source of income by taking on extra work.
4. unfamiliar, unaccustomed, strange, unknown I had been in my new job only a few days. She was still new to the art of bargaining.
5. renewed, changed, improved, restored, altered, rejuvenated, revitalized The treatment made him feel like a new man.
Quotations
"There is no new thing under the sun" Bible: Ecclesiastes

new

adjective
2. Not previously used:
3. Not the same as what was previously known or done:
4. Being an addition:
Translations
جَديدجَدِيدجَدِيدٌجَديد، الذّي جاء حَديثاجَديد، طازِج
novýčerstvěnově příchozí
nyandenfrisk
nova
kogenematuuusvärske
uusituore
nov
új
nÿlega; nÿ-, ferskurnýrnÿrnÿr, breytturnÿr, sem er nÿkominn
新しい
새것의새로운
novanovumnovus
kaip naujai gimęsnaujainaujoviškasneįpratęsnepažįstamas
jaunieradiesjaunsjauns, neierastskā no jauna piedzimispārveidots
nowymłodynowanowenowi
nounouă
čerstvoktorý práve prišiel
novnovanovoneizkušenneznan
ny
-pya
ใหม่
yeniaz öncedeğişmiştaze
mới

new

[njuː]
A. ADJ (newer (compar) (newest (superl)))
1. (= unused) [purchase, acquisition] → nuevo
I've bought a new house/coatme he comprado una casa nueva/un abrigo nuevo
I've put in new batterieshe puesto pilas nuevas
I'll open a new packet of biscuitsabriré otro paquete de galletas
she sold it as newlo vendió que parecía nuevo
new for old insuranceseguro m de valor de nuevo
it's as good as newestá como nuevo
it looks like newparece nuevo
2. (= novel, different) [idea, theory, boyfriend] → nuevo
it's a new way of thinkinges una nueva forma de pensar
I feel like a new manme siento como nuevo
she's been a new woman since she got divorceddesde que se ha divorciado parece otra
new face (= person) → cara f nueva; (= image) the new face ofla nueva imagen de
that's nothing neweso no es ninguna novedad
there's nothing new under the sunno hay nada nuevo bajo el sol
that's a new one on me!¡la primera vez que lo oigo!
that's something new! (iro) → ¡qué or vaya novedad!
hi, what's new?hola, ¿que hay de nuevo?
so what's new?¡qué or vaya novedad!
3. (= recently arrived) [recruit, student, worker] → nuevo
the new people at number fivelos nuevos vecinos del número cinco
new boy (Scol) → alumno m nuevo
new girl (Scol) → alumna f nueva
are you new here?¿eres nuevo aquí?
the new richlos nuevos ricos
I'm new to the areahace poco que vivo aquí
he's new to the office/jobes nuevo en la oficina/el trabajo
4. (= freshly produced) [bread] → recién hecho; [wine] → joven; [crop] → nuevo
new potatoespatatas f nuevas
have you read her new book?¿has leído el libro que acaba de publicar?
5. (= young) [shoot, bud] → nuevo
B. CPD new age Nnew age f; (before noun) [music, philosophy] → new age adj inv
New Brunswick NNuevo Brunswick m
New Caledonia NNueva Caledonia f
New Delhi NNueva Delhi f
New England NNueva Inglaterra f
New Englander N habitante o nativo de Nueva Inglaterra
New Guinea NNueva Guinea f
New Hampshire NNuevo Hampshire m, Nueva Hampshire f
the New Hebrides NPLlas Nuevas Hébridas
New Jersey NNueva Jersey f
new man N hombre de ideas modernas que se ocupa de tareas tradicionalmente femeninas como el cuidado de la casa y de los niños
New Mexico NNuevo Méjico m
new moon Nluna f nueva
New Orleans NNueva Orleáns f
New Scotland Yard NNuevo Scotland Yard m
New South Wales NNueva Gales f del Sur
the New Testament Nel Nuevo Testamento
new town N (Brit) ciudad recién creada de la nada
new wave Nnueva ola f; (before noun) [music, film] → de la nueva ola
the New World Nel Nuevo Mundo
New Year NAño m Nuevo
to bring or see in the New Yearcelebrar el Año Nuevo
New Year's Day Nel día de Año Nuevo
New Year's Eve NNochevieja f
happy New Year!¡feliz Año Nuevo!
New Year resolutions NPLbuenos propósitos mpl del año nuevo
New Year's N (US) = New Year's Eve, New Year's Day New York NNueva York f; (before noun) → neoyorquino
New Yorker Nneoyorquino/a m/f
New Zealand NNueva Zelanda f, Nueva Zelandia f (LAm); (before noun) → neocelandés, neozelandés
New Zealander Nneocelandés/esa m/f, neozelandés/esa m/f
NEW

Position of "nuevo"
Nuevo tends to follow the noun when it means new in the sense of "brand-new" and to precede the noun when it means new in the sense of "another", "replacement" or "latest": ...the sales of new cars... ...las ventas de automóviles nuevos... ...the new prime minister... ...el nuevo primer ministro... ...the new model... ...el nuevo modelo...

new

[ˈnjuː] adj
(gen)nouveau(nouvelle), nouvel before masc noun beginning with vowel or before mute h
her new boyfriend → son nouveau copain
a new hotel → un nouvel hôtel
I need a new dress → J'ai besoin d'une nouvelle robe.
I need a new car → J'ai besoin d'une nouvelle voiture.
Try and get me her new address → Essaie de me trouver sa nouvelle adresse.
We try to help new mothers → Nous essayons d'aider les nouvelles mamans.
I'm new here → Je suis nouveau ici.
to be new to sb (= unfamiliar) → être nouveau pour qn
This concept is new to me → Ce concept est nouveau pour moi.
a part of England that was new to me
BUT une partie de l'Angleterre qui m'était inconnue.
to be new to sth [person]
I'm new to this way of doing things → Cette façon de faire les choses ne m'est pas familière.
She wasn't new to the company → Ce n'était pas une nouvelle venue dans la compagnie.
(= brand new) → neuf(neuve)
They've got a new car → Ils ont une voiture neuve.
as good as new → comme neufNew Age adj [activity, music, thinking] → New Agenew blood n (in team, organization)sang m neuf
That's what we need, some new blood in the team → C'est ce qu'il nous faut, un peu de sang neuf dans l'équipe.

new

adj (+er)
neu; the new people at number fivedie Neuen in Nummer fünf; that’s nothing newdas ist nichts Neues; that’s something newdas ist wirklich ganz was Neues!; what’s new? (inf)was gibts Neues? (inf); to make something (look) like newetw wie neu machen; as newwie neu; this system is new to medieses System ist mir neu; he is a new man (fig)er ist ein neuer Mensch; that’s a new one on me (inf)das ist mir ja ganz neu; (joke) → den kenne ich noch nicht; a new kind of engineein neuartiger Motor
(= fresh) potatoesneu; wineneu, jung; breadfrisch; new snowNeuschnee m
(= modern, novel)modern; fashion, styleneu; the new womandie moderne Frau; the new diplomacydie neue Diplomatie; the New Look (Fashion) → der New Look
(= lately arrived, inexperienced) person, pupil, recruitneu; the new boys/girlsdie Neuen pl, → die neuen Schüler pl; new motherjunge Mutter; the new richdie Neureichen pl; I’m quite new to this job/to the companyich bin neu in dieser Stelle/Firma; to be new to businessein Neuling mim Geschäftsleben sein; are you new here?sind Sie neu hier?; I am new to this placeich bin erst seit Kurzem hier; she’s new to the game (Sport) → sie ist erst seit Kurzem bei diesem Sport dabei; (fig)sie ist neu auf diesem Gebiet

new

:
new blood
n (fig)frisches Blut
newborn
adjneugeboren; the new babiesdie Neugeborenen; new screening (Med) → Neugeborenenscreening nt
new broom
n (fig)neuer Besen
newcomer
n (who has just arrived) → Neuankömmling m; (in job, subject etc) → Neuling m (→ to in +dat); (in business) → Neueinsteiger(in) m(f); they are news to this townsie sind neu in dieser Stadt, sie sind Zuzügler; for the news I will recapfür diejenigen, die neu dazugekommen sind, fasse ich kurz zusammen
New Delhi
nNeu-Delhi nt

new

:
New England
nNeuengland nt
New Englander
nNeuengländer(in) m(f)
new face
newfangled
adjneumodisch
new-fashioned
adjmodisch, modern
new-found
adj friend, happinessneu(gefunden); confidenceneugeschöpft

new

:
New Lad
n (Brit inf) → Macho mneuen Stils
new-laid
adjfrisch
new-look
adj (inf)neu

new

:
New Mexico
nNew Mexico nt
new moon
nNeumond m; there’s a new tonightheute Nacht ist Neumond
new-mown
adjfrisch gemäht

new

:
New Testament
n the newdas Neue Testament
adj attrneutestamentlich, des Neuen Testaments
new town
nneue Stadt, ˜ Retortenstadt f (pej)
new wave
n (in films) → neue Welle
adj attrder neuen Welle
new wool
nSchurwolle f; pure newreine Schurwolle
New World
n the newdie Neue Welt

New

:
New York
nNew York nt
adj attrNew Yorker
New Yorker
nNew Yorker(in) m(f)
New Zealand
nNeuseeland nt
adj attrNeuseeländer attr, → neuseeländisch
New Zealander
nNeuseeländer(in) m(f)

new

[njuː] adj (-er (comp) (-est (superl))) → nuovo/a; (brand new) → nuovo/a di zecca; (different) → nuovo/a, altro/a; (bread) → fresco/a
he buys a new car every year (brand-new) → si compra una macchina nuova ogni anno (different) → si compra una nuova macchina or una macchina diversa ogni anno
bring me a new glass → portami un altro bicchiere
new potatoes → patate fpl novelle
as good as new → come nuovo/a
that's nothing new → non è una novità
what's new? → ci sono novità?
are you new here? → sei nuovo di qui?
I'm new to this job → sono nuovo del mestiere
the idea was quite new to him → l'idea gli risultava nuova

new

(njuː) adjective
1. having only just happened, been built, made, bought etc. She is wearing a new dress; We are building a new house.
2. only just discovered, experienced etc. Flying in an aeroplane was a new experience for her.
3. changed. He is a new man.
4. just arrived etc. The schoolchildren teased the new boy.
adverb
freshly. new-laid eggs.
ˈnewly adverb
only just; recently. She is newly married; Her hair is newly cut.
ˈnewcomer noun
a person who has just arrived. He is a newcomer to this district.
ˌnewˈfangled (-ˈfӕŋgld) adjective
(of things, ideas etc) too new to be considered reliable. newfangled machines.
new to
having no previous experience of. He's new to this kind of work.

new

جَدِيد, جَدِيدٌ nový ny neu καινούργιος, νέος nuevo uusi neuf, nouveau nov nuovo 新しい 새것의, 새로운 nieuw ny, nye nowy novo новый ny ใหม่ yeni mới 新来的, 新的

new

a. nuevo-a;
What is new?¿Qué hay de ___?
References in classic literature ?
I planned to spend mine in new music," said Beth, with a little sigh, which no one heard but the hearth brush and kettle holder.
They talked over the new plan while old Hannah cleared the table, then out came the four little work baskets, and the needles flew as the girls made sheets for Aunt March.
It was a cheerful, hopeful letter, full of lively descriptions of camp life, marches, and military news, and only at the end did the writer's heart over-flow with fatherly love and longing for the little girls at home.
With George Willard, son of Tom Willard, the proprietor of the New Willard House, he had formed some- thing like a friendship.
Wines- burg was proud of the hands of Wing Biddlebaum in the same spirit in which it was proud of Banker White's new stone house and Wesley Moyer's bay stallion, Tony Tip, that had won the two-fifteen trot at the fall races in Cleveland.
Some- thing new and bold came into the voice that talked.
The wave of new direct-drive electric machines, in which ball screws are coupled directly to the motor shaft, is prompted by the ability to achieve faster response, higher speeds, greater precision, and reduced maintenance by eliminating belts and pulleys.
April 5--The New York University REIT Center is holding its Eleventh Annual REIT Symposium focusing on issues affecting the REIT industry.
Chad Beguelin is the gay talent (with composer Matthew Sklar and colyricist Tim Herlihy) behind the new musical version of the Adam Sandler movie tribute to the pop music of the 1980s.
Human beings, regardless of their culture, mark the new year with ritual,'' said Sabina Magliocco, associate professor of anthropology at California State University, Northridge.
Jasper Johns's Three Flags sells for over $1 million, reports the New York Times--a first for a living artist: "Reached by telephone at his house in Stony Point, N.
Decide first why you want to offer the new service.