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English definition of “new”

new

adjective [before noun] (DIFFERENT)    /njuː/ US  /nuː/
A1 different to one that existed earlier: Have you met the new secretary? She's looking for a new job. Have you seen Ann's new house (= where she has just started living)? They've just launched a new generation of computers that are much more powerful than earlier models.Different and difference newness     /ˈnjuː.nəs/ US  /ˈnuː-/ noun [U] NewModern and fashionable
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