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English definition of “new”

new

adjective (RECENTLY CREATED)    /njuː/ US  /nuː/
A1 recently created or having started to exist recently : a new car She's very creative and always coming up with new ideas . What have they decided to call their new baby ? What's new in the fashion world ? We have to invest in new technology if we are to remain competitive . → See also brand newNewModern and fashionable newness     /ˈnjuː.nəs/ US  /ˈnuː-/ noun [U] NewModern and fashionable
(Definition of new adjective (RECENTLY CREATED) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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