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New Man  


      n   the. a type of modern man who allows the caring side of his nature to show by being supportive and by sharing child care and housework  
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new  
      adj  
1   
a    recently made or brought into being  
a new dress, our new baby     
b    (as collective n; preceded by the)  
the new     
2    of a kind never before existing; novel  
a new concept in marketing     
3    having existed before but only recently discovered  
a new comet     
4    markedly different from what was before  
the new liberalism     
5    fresh and unused; not second-hand  
a new car     
6    prenominal   having just or recently become  
a new bride     
7    often foll by: to or at   recently introduced (to); inexperienced (in) or unaccustomed (to)  
new to this neighbourhood     
8    cap in names or titles   more or most recent of two or more things with the same name  
the New Testament     
9    prenominal   fresh; additional  
I'll send some new troops     
10    often foll by: to   unknown; novel  
this is new to me     
11    (of a cycle) beginning or occurring again  
a new year     
12    prenominal   (of crops) harvested early  
new carrots     
13    changed, esp. for the better  
she returned a new woman from her holiday     
14    up-to-date; fashionable  
15    cap when part of a name; prenominal   being the most recent, usually living, form of a language  
New High German     
16    turn over a new leaf   to reform; make a fresh start  
      adv   usually in combination  
17    recently, freshly  
new-laid eggs     
18    anew; again,   (See also)        news     (Related prefix)        neo-  
     (Old English niowe; related to Gothic niujis, Old Norse naujas, Latin novus)  
  newness      n  


brand-new  
      adj   absolutely new  
     (C16: from brand (n) + new, likened to newly forged iron)  
cum new  
      adv  
      adj   (of shares, etc.) with the right to take up any scrip issue or rights issue  
   Compare       ex new  
Dutch New Guinea  
      n      a former name (until 1963) of       Irian Jaya  
ex new  
      adv  
      adj   (of shares, etc.) without the right to take up any scrip issue or rights issue  
   Compare       cum new  
New Age  
      n  
1   
a    a philosophy, originating in the late 1980s, characterized by a belief in alternative medicine, astrology, spiritualism, etc.  
b    (as modifier)  
New Age therapies     
2       short for       New Age music  
New Age music   , New Age  
      n   a type of gentle melodic popular music originating in the U.S. in the late 1980s, which takes in elements of jazz, folk, and classical music and is played largely on synthesizers and acoustic instruments  
New Amsterdam  
      n   the Dutch settlement established on Manhattan (1624--26); capital of New Netherlands; captured by the English and renamed New York in 1664  
New Australia  
      n   the colony on socialist principles founded by William Lane in Paraguay in 1893  
New Australian  
      n   an immigrant to Australia, esp. one whose native tongue is not English  
New Bedford  
      n   a port and resort in SE Massachusetts, near Buzzards Bay: settled by Plymouth colonists in 1652; a leading whaling port (18th--19th centuries). Pop.: 96903 (1996 est.)  
New Britain  
      n   an island in the S Pacific, northeast of New Guinea: the largest island of the Bismarck Archipelago; part of Papua New Guinea; mountainous, with several active volcanoes. Capital: Rabaul. Pop.: 312955 (1990). Area: 36519 sq. km (14100 sq. miles)  
new broom  
      n   a newly appointed person eager to make changes  
New Brunswick  
      n   a province of SE Canada on the Gulf of St Lawrence and the Bay of Fundy: extensively forested. Capital: Fredericton. Pop.: 762000 (1997 est.). Area: 72092 sq. km (27835 sq. miles),   (Abbrev.)    NB  
  New Brunswicker      n  
new brutalism  
      n      another name for       brutalism  
New Caledonia  
      n   an island in the SW Pacific, east of Australia: forms, with its dependencies, an overseas territory of France; discovered by Captain Cook in 1774; rich mineral resources. Capital: Nouméa. Pop.: 204000 (1998 est.). Area: 19103 sq. km (7374 miles),   (French name)    Nouvelle-Calédonie  
New Castile  
      n   a region and former province of central Spain. Chief town: Toledo  
new chum  
      n  
1      (Austral. and N.Z.)  
archaic, informal   a recent British immigrant  
2      (Austral)   a novice in any activity  
3      (Austral)   (in the 19th century) a new arrival in a hulk  
New Church  
      n      another name for the       New Jerusalem Church  
New Country  
      n   a style of country music of the late 1980s characterized by down-to-earth rather than sentimental lyrics  
new criticism  
      n   an approach to literary criticism through close analysis of the text  
  new critic      n  
  new critical      adj  
New Deal  
      n  
1    the domestic policies of Franklin D. Roosevelt for economic and social reform  
2    the period of the implementation of these policies (1933--40)  
  New Dealer      n  
New Delhi  
      n      See       Delhi  
New Democratic Party  
      n   the Canadian social democratic party formed in 1961,   (Abbrev.)    NDP  
New Economic Policy  
      n   an economic programme in the former Soviet Union from 1921 to 1928, that permitted private ownership of industries, etc.,   (Abbrev.)    NEP  
New England  
      n  
1    the NE part of the U.S., consisting of the states of Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut: settled originally chiefly by Puritans in the mid-17th century  
2    a region in SE Australia, in the northern tablelands of New South Wales  
  New Englander      n  
New England Range  
      n   a mountain range in SE Australia, in NE New South Wales: part of the Great Dividing Range. Highest peak: Ben Lomond, 1520 m (4986 ft.)  
New English Bible  
      n   a new Modern English version of the Bible and Apocrypha, published in full in 1970  
new-fashioned  
      adj   of or following a recent design, trend, etc.  
New Forest  
      n   a region of woodland and heath in S England, in SW Hampshire: a hunting ground of the West Saxon kings; tourist area, noted for its ponies. Area: 336 sq. km (130 sq. miles)  
new-found  
      adj   newly or recently discovered  
new-found confidence     
New France  
      n   the former French colonies and possessions in North America, most of which were lost to England and Spain by 1763: often restricted to the French possessions in Canada  
New Georgia  
      n  
1    a group of islands in the SW Pacific, in the Solomon Islands  
2    the largest island in this group. Area: about 1300 sq. km (500 sq. miles)  
New Granada  
      n  
1    a former Spanish presidency and later viceroyalty in South America. At its greatest extent it consisted of present-day Panama, Colombia, Venezuela, and Ecuador  
2    the name of Colombia when it formed, with Panama, part of Great Colombia (1819--30)  
New Guinea  
      n  
1    an island in the W Pacific, north of Australia: divided politically into Irian Jaya (a province of Indonesia) in the west and Papua New Guinea in the east. There is a central chain of mountains and a lowland area of swamps in the south and along the Sepik River in the north. Area: 775213 sq. km (299310 sq. miles)  
2    Trust Territory of. (until 1975) an administrative division of the former Territory of Papua and New Guinea, consisting of the NE part of the island of New Guinea together with the Bismarck Archipelago; now part of Papua New Guinea  
New Guinea macrophylum  
      n      the older term for       Trans-New Guinea phylum  
New Guinea Pidgin  
      n   the variety of Neo-Melanesian spoken in Papua New Guinea and neighbouring islands  
New Hampshire  
      n   a state of the northeastern U.S.: generally hilly. Capital: Concord. Pop.: 1172709 (1997 est.). Area: 23379 sq. km (9027 sq. miles),   (Abbrevs.)    N.H     (with zip code)   NH  
New Harmony  
      n   a village in SW Indiana, on the Wabash River: scene of two experimental cooperative communities, the first founded in 1815 by George Rapp, a German religious leader, and the second by Robert Owen in 1825  
New Haven  
      n   an industrial city and port in S Connecticut, on Long Island Sound: settled in 1638 by English Puritans, who established it as a colony in 1643; seat of Yale University (1701). Pop.: 124665 (1996 est.)  
New Hebrides  
      pl n      the former name (until 1980) of       Vanuatu  
New Ireland  
      n   an island in the S Pacific, in the Bismarck Archipelago, separated from New Britain by St George's Channel: part of Papua New Guinea. Chief town and port: Kavieng. Pop.: 87194 (1990.). Area (including adjacent islands): 9850 sq. km (3800 sq. miles)  
new issue  
      n     (Stock Exchange)   an issue of shares being offered to the public for the first time  
New Jersey  
      n   a state of the eastern U.S., on the Atlantic and Delaware Bay: mostly low-lying, with a heavy industrial area in the northeast and many coastal resorts. Capital: Trenton. Pop.: 8052849 (1997 est.). Area: 19479 sq. km (7521 sq. miles),   (Abbrevs.)    N.J     (with zip code)   NJ  
New Jerusalem  
      n     (Christianity)   heaven regarded as the prototype of the earthly Jerusalem; the heavenly city  
New Jerusalem Church  
      n   a sect founded in 1787 on the teachings of Swedenborg,   (Often shortened to)    New Church  
New Journalism  
      n   a style of journalism originating in the U.S. in the 1960s, which uses techniques borrowed from fiction to portray a situation or event as vividly as possible  
New Kingdom  
      n   a period of Egyptian history, extending from the 18th to the 20th dynasty (?1570--?1080 b.c.)  
New Latin  
      n   the form of Latin used since the Renaissance, esp. for scientific nomenclature,   (Also called)    Neo-Latin  
New Learning  
      n   the classical and Biblical studies of Renaissance Europe in the 15th and 16th centuries  
New Left  
      n   a loose grouping of left-wing radicals, esp. among students, that arose in many countries after 1960  
New Look  
      n   the. a fashion in women's clothes introduced in 1947, characterized by long full skirts  
New Man  
      n   the. a type of modern man who allows the caring side of his nature to show by being supportive and by sharing child care and housework  
new maths  
      n   functioning as sing     (Brit)   an approach to mathematics in which the basic principles of set theory are introduced at an elementary level  
New Mexico  
      n   a state of the southwestern U.S.: has high semiarid plateaus and mountains, crossed by the Rio Grande and the Pecos River; large Spanish-American and Indian populations; contains over two-thirds of U.S. uranium reserves. Capital: Santa Fé. Pop.: 1729751 (1997 est.). Area: 314451 sq. km (121412 sq. miles),   (Abbrevs.)    N. Mex, N.M     (with zip code)   NM  
  New Mexican      adj, n  
New Model Army  
      n   the army established (1645) during the Civil War by the English parliamentarians, which exercised considerable political power under Cromwell  
new moon  
      n  
1    the moon when it appears as a narrow waxing crescent  
2    the time at which this occurs  
3      (Astronomy)   one of the four principal phases of the moon, occurring when it lies between the earth and the sun  
New Netherland  
      n   a Dutch North American colony of the early 17th century, centred on the Hudson valley. Captured by the English in 1664, it was divided into New York and New Jersey  
New Orleans  
      n   a port in SE Louisiana, on the Mississippi River about 172 km (107 miles) from the sea: the largest city in the state and the second most important port in the U.S.; founded by the French in 1718; belonged to Spain (1763--1803). It is largely below sea level, built around the Vieux Carré (French quarter); famous for its annual Mardi Gras festival and for its part in the history of jazz; a major commercial, industrial, and transportation centre. Pop.: 476625 (1996 est.)  
New Orleans jazz  
      n   the jazz originating in New Orleans from about 1914; traditional jazz  
new penny  
      n      another name for       penny       1  
new planets  
      pl n   the outer planets Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto, only discovered comparatively recently  
New Plymouth  
      n   a port in New Zealand, on W North Island: founded in 1841. Pop.: 49800 (1995 est.)  
New Providence  
      n   an island in the Atlantic, in the Bahamas. Chief town: Nassau. Pop.: 172196 (1990). Area: 150 sq. km (58 sq. miles)  
New Quebec  
      n   a region of E Canada, formerly the Ungava district of Northwest Territories (1895--1912), extending from the line of the Eastmain and Hamilton Rivers north between Hudson Bay and Labrador: absorbed by Quebec in 1912: contains extensive iron deposits. Area: about 777000 sq. km (300000 sq. miles)  
New Right  
      n   a range of radical right-wing groups and ideologies which advocate laissez-faire economic policies, anti-welfarism, and the belief in the rights of the individual over the common good  
New Romney  
      n   a market town in SE England, in Kent on Romney Marsh: of early importance as one of the Cinque Ports, but is now over 1.6 km (1 mile) inland. Pop.: 4563 (latest est.),   (Former name (until 1563))    Romney  
New Siberian Islands  
      pl n   an archipelago in the Arctic Ocean, off the N mainland of Russia, in the Sakha Republic. Area: about 37555 sq. km (14500 sq. miles)  
new sol  
      n   the standard monetary unit of Peru, divided into 100 céntimos,   (Spanish name)    nuevo sol  
New South  
      n     (Austral)  
informal      See       New South Wales  
New South Wales  
      n   a state of SE Australia: originally contained over half the continent, but was reduced by the formation of other states (1825--1911); consists of a narrow coastal plain, separated from extensive inland plains by the Great Dividing Range; the most populous state; mineral resources. Capital: Sydney. Pop.: 6173000 (1996 est.). Area: 801428 sq. km (309433 sq. miles)  
New Spain  
      n   a Spanish viceroyalty of the 16th to 19th centuries, composed of Mexico, Central America north of Panama, the Spanish West Indies, the southwestern U.S., and the Philippines  
New Stone Age  
      n      (not now in technical use) another term for       Neolithic  
New Style  
      n   the present method of reckoning dates using the Gregorian calendar  
New Test.  
      abbrev. for   New Testament  
New Testament  
      n   the collection of writings consisting of the Gospels, Acts of the Apostles, Pauline and other Epistles, and the book of Revelation, composed soon after Christ's death and added to the Jewish writings of the Old Testament to make up the Christian Bible  
New Thought  
      n   a movement interested in spiritual healing and the power of constructive thinking  
new town  
      n   (in Britain) a town that has been planned as a complete unit and built with government sponsorship, esp. to accommodate overspill population  
new wave  
      n   a movement in art, film-making, politics, etc., that consciously breaks with traditional ideas  
New Wave   [1]  
      n   the. a movement in the French cinema of the 1960s, led by such directors as Godard, Truffaut, and Resnais, and characterized by a fluid use of the camera and an abandonment of traditional editing techniques,   (Also called)    Nouvelle Vague  
New Wave   [2]  
      n   rock music of the late 1970s, related to punk but more complex: sometimes used to include punk  
New Windsor  
      n      the official name of       Windsor   1       1  
new wool  
      n   wool that is being processed or woven for the first time,   (Usual U.S. term)    virgin wool  
New World  
      n   the. the Americas; the western hemisphere  
New World monkey  
      n   any monkey of the family Cebidae, of Central and South America, having widely separated nostrils: many are arboreal and have a prehensile tail  
   Compare       Old World monkey  
New Year  
      n   the first day or days of the year in various calendars, usually celebrated as a holiday  
New Year's Day  
      n   January 1, celebrated as a holiday in many countries,   (Often (U.S. and Canadian informal) shortened to)    New Years  
New Year's Eve  
      n   the evening of Dec. 31, often celebrated with parties  
   See also       Hogmanay  
New York  
      n  
1      (Also called)    New York City   a city in SE New York State, at the mouth of the Hudson River: the largest city and chief port of the U.S.; settled by the Dutch as New Amsterdam in 1624 and captured by the British in 1664, when it was named New York; consists of five boroughs (Manhattan, the Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn, and Richmond) and many islands, with its commercial and financial centre in Manhattan; the country's leading commercial and industrial city. Pop.: 7380906 (1996 est.),   (Abbrevs.)    N.Y.C, NYC  
2    a state of the northeastern U.S.: consists chiefly of a plateau with the Finger Lakes in the centre, the Adirondack Mountains in the northeast, the Catskill Mountains in the southeast, and Niagara Falls in the west. Capital: Albany. Pop.: 18137226 (1997 est.). Area: 123882 sq. km (47831 sq. miles),   (Abbrevs.)    N.Y     (with zip code)   NY  
  New Yorker      n  
New York Bay  
      n   an inlet of the Atlantic at the mouth of the Hudson River: forms the harbour of the port of New York  
New York State Barge Canal  
      n   a system of inland waterways in New York State, connecting the Hudson River with Lakes Erie and Ontario and, via Lake Champlain, with the St Lawrence. Length: 845 km (525 miles)  
New Zealand  
      n   an independent dominion within the Commonwealth, occupying two main islands (the North Island and the South Island), Stewart Island, the Chatham Islands, and a number of minor islands in the SE Pacific: original Maori inhabitants ceded sovereignty to the British government in 1840; became a dominion in 1907; a major world exporter of dairy products, wool, and meat. Official languages: English and Maori. Religion: Christian majority, nonreligious and Maori minorities. Currency: New Zealand dollar. Capital: Wellington. Pop.: 3801000 (1998 est.). Area: 270534 sq. km (104454 sq. miles)  
  New Zealander      n  
New Zealand greenstone  
      n   a variety of nephrite from New Zealand, used as a gemstone  
Papua New Guinea  
      n   a country in the SW Pacific; consists of the E half of New Guinea, the Bismarck Archipelago, the W Solomon Islands, Trobriand Islands, D'Entrecasteaux Islands, Woodlark Island, and the Louisiade Archipelago; administered by Australia from 1949 until 1975, when it became an independent member of the Commonwealth. Official language: English; Tok Pisin (English Creole) and Motu are widely spoken. Religion: Christian majority. Currency: kina. Capital: Port Moresby. Pop.: 4600000 (1998 est.). Area: 461693 sq. km (178260 sq. miles)  
span-new  
      adj  
Archaic or dialect   absolutely new  
     (C14: from Old Norse spannyr, from spann chip + nyr new)  
split-new  
      adj     (Scot)   brand-new  
Trans-New Guinea phylum  
      n   the largest grouping of the non-Austronesian languages of Papua and New Guinea and the surrounding regions,   (Older term)    New Guinea Macrophylum  

English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  

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new  

1    advanced, all-singing, all-dancing, contemporary, current, different, fresh, ground-breaking, happening     (informal)   latest, modern, modernistic, modish, newfangled, novel, original, recent, state-of-the-art, topical, ultramodern, unfamiliar, unknown, unused, unusual, up-to-date, virgin  
2    added, extra, more, supplementary  
3    altered, changed, improved, modernized, redesigned, renewed, restored  
  
Antonyms     
  
1    aged, ancient, antiquated, antique, hackneyed, old, old-fashioned, outmoded, passé, stale, trite  

English Collins Dictionary - English synonyms & Thesaurus  

Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
exp.
expression used to indicate that something happens very quickly
n.
someone who is providing advice and support for his mate when it comes to potential relationships/partners
v.
to face a situation courageously
colloquial
exp.
be a man
familiar
n.
def.: new and inexperienced person
slang. Syn.: newbie, newb
n.
older woman having a relation with a younger man
familiar
n.
Makes new purchases everyday keep up to make a new position with many individual connection gainers in the winning economy.
n.
new trend in computing to take into account the environmental aspect when designing IT systems.
v.
to use something (an object or a substance) in a new way: not the same as "recycle"
can sometimes be translated as "détourner"
n.
brand of soup, mix of vegetables, image for new startups ?
n.
someone who is picky about food, doesn't want to try new foods
adj.
1. [Comp.] a device that once plugged in is automatically recognized by the system and launches the expected process without any action on the user's side; 2. [Bus.] a new employee who is able to start work without too much induction and training
[Comp.];[Bus.] can be used as both noun and adjective: plug and play device; plug and play employee or simply plug and play (noun)
n.
a new word formed by joining together two others and combining their meanings. Examples: brunch, camcorder, carjack, motel, greenwash, smog, workaholic.
n.
a government scheme that moves people to a new area (e.g. because a dam is being built where they live)
exp.
expression used for warning that, although something seems to be over, settled, new events that could change the situation may occur
syn.: "it ain't over till it's over"
n.
a younger man involved in a relationship with an older woman
= the target of a "cougar"
n.
handsome young man kept by a much older woman for the purpose of sexual favors and/or as a companion.
British slang
exp.
not to be able to act like a man, be a pussy
slang
n.
Someone (usually a young man) who tries unsuccessfully to be funny by making lame jokes and doing stupid things
US English, colloquial
adj.
a man of good breeding, well-behaved, courteous, polite who behaves like a gentleman
n.
a person, generally a man, dedicated to improving his skills in attracting and seducing the other sex
Other spelling : Pickup artist The use of "pick up" in this context comes from American slang and means becoming acquainted with, esp. with a view to having sexual relations
n.
A social club started at Port Royal by Samuel de Champlain to help pass the long and cold winter nights. Each person took turns being host for an evening and serving his fellow man.
n.
Marriage between a man of royal or noble birth and his concubine, or a woman greatly his inferior, with the stipulation that wife and children have no claims to his titles or possessions or dignity. The concept is now limited to royal marriages. Syn. Morganatic marriage or marriage of the left hand.
[Hist.] So-called, because at the nuptial ceremony the husband gives his left hand to the bride, rather than his right, when saying, “I take thee for my wedded wife.”

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