Definition of anew
- begin anew
- a story told anew on film
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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First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
: over again : once more
: in a new or different form
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