anew

adverb
\ 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.
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Recent Examples on the Web American health authorities are now hastily counting anew. The Economist, "My iron lung Companies are scrambling to build more ventilators," 19 Mar. 2020 Yet, with each new outbreak or high-profile illness that arises, these products are seemingly promoted on social media and sold by independent distributors anew. Christina Capatides, CBS News, "Coronavirus cannot be cured by drinking bleach or snorting cocaine, despite social media rumors," 9 Mar. 2020 In the Norse tradition, Ragnarok concludes with the last remaining god, Alfadur creating the world anew. Popular Science, "Real-life climate disasters are mirroring doomsday myths—and that’s worse than you think," 23 Jan. 2020 Esper acknowledged to Jones that the decision to begin the search process anew came from him after hearing complaints on Capitol Hill that the original process was unfair and not transparent. Paul Gattis | Pgattis@al.com, al, "Sen. Jones: Politics involved in Space Command HQ selection process," 6 Mar. 2020 Republican plaintiffs, led by the state of Texas, found an opening to challenge the law anew after Congress in 2017 reduced the insurance-mandate penalty to $0. WSJ, "Supreme Court to Review Affordable Care Act Next Term," 2 Mar. 2020 The capacity of our political elites to be shocked anew by the Republican Party has been more shocking than anything Republicans have stooped to doing in the Trump era. Osita Nwanevu, The New Republic, "End the GOP," 13 Feb. 2020 This open display of vulnerability seemed to demonstrate anew that Hanks is not only a legendary actor, but also has a heart of gold. Megan Mccluskey, Time, "Let's Pause to Appreciate the 6 Most Tom Hanks Things That Tom Hanks Has Ever Done," 6 Feb. 2020 Del Conte will be the one who decides whether to end one era and begin anew. Nick Moyle, ExpressNews.com, "With Texas’ regular season winding down, Chris Del Conte still standing by Shaka Smart," 20 Feb. 2020

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First Known Use of anew

before the 12th 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 before the 12th century

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24 Mar 2020

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“Anew.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anew. Accessed 1 Apr. 2020.

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anew

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How to pronounce anew (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of anew

somewhat formal
: over again : once more
: in a new or different form

anew

adverb
\ 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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