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Spanish translation of “new”

new

adjective /njuː/
having only just happened, been built, made, bought etc
nuevo
She is wearing a new dress We are building a new house.
only just discovered, experienced etc
nuevo
Flying in an aeroplane was a new experience for her.
changed
nuevo
He is a new man.
just arrived etc
nuevo
The schoolchildren teased the new boy.
newly adverb only just; recently
recién
She is newly married Her hair is newly cut.
newcomer noun a person who has just arrived
recién llegado
He is a newcomer to this district.
newfangled /-ˈfӕŋɡld/ adjective (of things, ideas etc) too new to be considered reliable
modernísimo, novedoso
newfangled machines.
new to having no previous experience of
nuevo en
He’s new to this kind of work.
New Year noun the beginning of the year
nuevo año
We usually celebrate New Year at my parents’ house.
New Year’s Day noun 1st January, the first day of the year.
día de Año nuevo
New Year’s Eve noun 31st December, the last day of the year.
nochevieja
(Definition of new from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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