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new year

noun [C]
 
 
( also New Year)
the period in January when another year begins: Happy New Year! We're going away in the new year.Years and yearly
Translations of “new year”
in Korean 새해…
in Arabic رأس السنة…
in Portuguese Ano-Novo…
in Catalan Any Nou…
in Japanese 新年…
in Italian l’Anno Nuovo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 新年…
in Russian Новый год…
in Turkish yeni yıl…
in Chinese (Simplified) 新年…
in Polish Nowy Rok…
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