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EN[njuː] [n(j)uː] [-uː]
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  • New is an adjective referring to something recently made, discovered, or created.
  • New or NEW may refer to:
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    Definition of new in English Dictionary

  • NounPREnew-
    1. Things that are new.
      1. Out with the old, in with the new.
    2. (Australia) A kind of light beer.
      1. (in the plural) See news.
      2. VerbSGnewsPRnewingPT, PPnewed
        1. OBS To make new; to renew.
        2. AdjectiveCOMnewerCOMmore newSUPnewestSUPmost new
          1. Recently made, or created.
            1. Hidden behind thickets of acronyms and gorse bushes of detail, a new great game is under way across the globe. Some call it geoeconomics, but it's geopolitics too. The current power play consists of an extraordinary range of countries simultaneously sitting down to negotiate big free trade and investment agreements.
          2. Additional; recently discovered.
            1. We turned up some new evidence from the old files. ‎
          3. Current or later, as opposed to former.
            1. My new car is much better than my previous one, even though it is older.   We had been in our new house for five years by then. ‎
          4. Used to distinguish something established more recently, named after something or some place previously existing.
            1. New Bond Street is an extension of Bond Street. ‎
          5. In original condition; pristine; not previously worn or used.
            1. Are you going to buy a new car or a second-hand one? ‎
          6. Refreshed, reinvigorated, reformed.
            1. That shirt is dirty. Go and put on a new one.   I feel like a new person after a good night's sleep.   After the accident, I saw the world with new eyes. ‎
          7. Young.
            1. My sister has a new baby, and our mother is excited to finally have a grandchild. ‎
          8. Of recent origin; having taken place recently.
            1. I can't see you for a while; the pain is still too new.   Did you see the new King Lear at the theatre? ‎
          9. Strange, unfamiliar or not previously known.
            1. Investors face a quandary. Cash offers a return of virtually zero in many developed countries; government-bond yields may have risen in recent weeks but they are still unattractive. Equities have suffered two big bear markets since 2000 and are wobbling again. It is hardly surprising that pension funds, insurers and endowments are searching for new sources of return.
          10. Recently arrived or appeared.
            1. 'Twas early June, the new grass was flourishing everywheres, the posies in the yard—peonies and such—in full bloom, the sun was shining, and the water of the bay was blue, with light green streaks where the shoal showed.
          11. Inexperienced or unaccustomed at some task.
            1. Don't worry that you're new at this job; you'll get better with time.   I'm new at this business. ‎
          12. (of a period of time) Next; about to begin or recently begun.
            1. We expect to grow at 10% annually in the new decade. ‎
        3. AdverbCOMnewerCOMmore newSUPnewestSUPmost new
          1. Newly (especially in composition).
            1. new-born, new-formed, new-found, new-mown
          2. As new; from scratch.
            1. They are scraping the site clean to build new.
        4. More Examples
          1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
            • The White House announced its support for the new law.
            • They cancelled the entire project because the new management didn't like the prototype, but I think they threw the baby out with the bathwater.
            • ( computing ) - My new computer has over 500 megs of RAM. = megabyte
          2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
            • New figures are in – we need to turn these round ASAP, the boss wants a report tonight.
            • New York City's largest hospital has agreed to retrain some unionized employees whose jobs were to be eliminated under an austerity drive, the hospital and its largest labor union said yesterday.
            • New Zealand were crowned world champions for the first time in 24 years after squeezing past an inspired France team by a single point.
          3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
            • After the original plan failed miserably, they decided to go back to the drawing board and come up with something new.
            • If “Manhattan” shoots unusual subject matter in a familiar style, Cinemax’s “The Knick,” returning on Friday, takes a much-visited genre, the medical drama, and renders it transfixingly new.
            • It looks like a normal car at first sight. But when we open the hood, we discover something quite new.
        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
          1. Adjectives
            • Adverbs
              • Nouns
                • Singularia tantum
                  • Uncountable nouns
                • Verbs
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