\ ə-ˈnü How to pronounce anew (audio) , -ˈnyü \

Definition of anew

1 : for an additional time : again begin anew
2 : in a new or different form a story told anew on film

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Examples of anew in a Sentence

He demonstrated anew that he's not a good leader. These problems must be dealt with anew. The process begins anew each spring. The poem has been translated anew for this new book.
Recent Examples on the Web Looking to start anew, Nicky’s father, who hand-builds guitars and other instruments, has taken his daughters to Alaska, where his sister Mallory and her husband Cliff live. David James, Anchorage Daily News, 21 May 2022 Stocks, bonds and other assets are getting hammered this year as investors wrestle anew with the possibility that the U.S. is headed toward recession. Justin Baer, WSJ, 21 May 2022 Schwartz: It was created anew around each of the companies. Zachary Pincus-roth, Washington Post, 19 May 2022 However, Harris was called out for being insensitive about the death when the photo resurfaced last week and shocked people anew. Nardine Saad, Los Angeles Times, 17 May 2022 On April 8 this year, school leaders from Milwaukee and suburban districts gathered at North Division High School to take up discussions anew, this time not through litigation. Rory Linnane, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 17 May 2022 By April, the lira was falling anew, and Turkey’s inflation rate was running at nearly 70 percent — its worst mark in two decades. New York Times, 17 May 2022 The daring, genre-leaping work, released as a 1992 double-album, will be recorded anew in June. San Diego Union-Tribune, 1 May 2022 For those gathered at The Temple, the need to fight anew for reproductive rights seems absurd. Jozsef Papp, ajc, 6 May 2022 See More

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First Known Use of anew

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for anew

Middle English of newe, from Old English of nīwe, from of + nīwe new

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The first known use of anew was in the 14th century

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a new lease on life

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26 May 2022

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“Anew.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 May. 2022.

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\ ə-ˈnü How to pronounce anew (audio) , -ˈnyü \

Kids Definition of anew

1 : over again begin anew
2 : in a new or different form I'll tear down and build anew.

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