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new

new

 
pronunciation:
nu
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: newer, newest
definition 1: recently arrived, made, born, or discovered.
Have you seen the new movie yet?Kathy and Ken have a new baby.This computer uses new technology.
synonyms:
current, fresh, latest, up-to-date
antonyms:
ancient, former
similar words:
advanced, modern, original
definition 2: not old or used before.
She bought a new car with a DVD player.
synonyms:
brand-new
antonyms:
secondhand, used
derivation: newness (n.)
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The words new, gnu, and knew sound alike but have different meanings.
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