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New Agenoun [U]

uk   /ˌnjuː ˈeɪdʒ/ us   /ˌnuː ˈeɪdʒ/
a way of life and thinking that developed in the late 1980s, based on ideas that existed before modern scientific and economic theories: Astrology and alternative medicine are part of the New Age movement.
New-Ager
noun [C] uk   /ˌnjuːˈeɪ.dʒər/ us   /ˌnuːˈeɪ.dʒɚ/
Many New-Agers are vegetarians and environmentalists.
(Definition of New Age from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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New Ageadjective

/ˈnu ˈeɪdʒ/
relating to a way of life and thinking that stresses awareness of your spirit: They are New Age types – into yoga and strict vegetarianism.
(Definition of New Age from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
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