anew

adverb

ə-ˈnü How to pronounce anew (audio)
-ˈnyü
1
: for an additional time : again
begin anew
2
: in a new or different form
a story told anew on film

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 The bankruptcy process is 14 months old, and Bally plans to ask the court next month for permission to exit bankruptcy and start its corporate life anew. Bill Shaikin, Los Angeles Times, 15 May 2024 Spring is the season of starting anew, and that includes starting new DIY outdoor projects. Sophia Beams, Better Homes & Gardens, 15 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for anew 

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Word History

Etymology

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

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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

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Cite this Entry

“Anew.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anew. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

Kids Definition

anew

adverb
1
: over again : for another time
begin anew
2
: in a new or different form
a story told anew as a movie

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