2.0

adjective
\ ˈtü-ˌpȯint-ˈō How to pronounce 2.0 (audio) \

Definition of 2.0

used postpositively to describe a new and improved version or example of something or someone … data previously collected by the planet-hunting telescope are turning up a trove of strange and wonderful worlds, bringing researchers closer, they hope, to finding “Earth 2.0.”— Amina Khan, Los Angeles Times, 27 Feb. 2014Everyone agrees that the new [Doug] Bruce is no longer the arrogant overachiever he used to be. He's Doug 2.0, shaggier and nicer …— Ty Burr, Boston Globe, 24 Mar. 2006

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First Known Use of 2.0

1983, in the meaning defined above

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“2.0.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/2.0. Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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