\ 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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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 Glaciers move and ice melts, so at the beginning of every summer tourist season the tunnel has to be carved anew. Michael Hardy, Wired, "High in the Alps, Giant Blankets Slow a Glacier's Ice Melt," 26 May 2020 In our more minimalist times, cookware has again retreated neatly under counters, but lately some folks are appreciating anew the spatial... Arianna Reiche, WSJ, "Are Kitchen Pot Racks Best Left Hanging in the 1980s?," 15 May 2020 Revisiting these novels in audio format is a way to acquaint myself anew with the fiendish plots, terrific prose and indelible characters, and to experience a different version of the initial infatuation. Sarah Weinman, New York Times, "‘Killing People in Fiction Was Fun’: Mysteries That Have Stood the Test of Time," 15 May 2020 Its leaders watched companies in parts of Asia bring back employees too quickly, only to see deadly outbreaks erupt anew. Jennifer Surane,, "Wall Street Tries to Figure Out How to Get Back to the Office," 15 May 2020 While museums are shut, the pastime is helping people appreciate old favourites anewIN RECENT WEEKS as many as 3.9bn people—half of the world’s population—have been living under lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic. The Economist, "Life imitates art Creative self-isolators are recreating famous artworks at home," 14 May 2020 In 2018, Hernandez moved to California to start anew in her sport after taking time away to enjoy her Olympic success and heal emotionally. Juliet Macur, New York Times, "Olympic Gymnast Recalls Emotional Abuse ‘So Twisted That I Thought It Couldn’t Be Real’," 1 May 2020 Cruel crude Oil plunged anew to the lowest level since 1999, with West Texas Intermediate for May delivery dipping below $14 a barrel this morning. Lorcan Roche Kelly,, "Five Things You Need to Know to Start Your Day," 28 Apr. 2020 Oil prices tumbled anew Monday, falling near their lowest level since 1999 in the latest demonstration that traders are wary of holding crude with a global glut rapidly expanding. Joe Wallace, WSJ, "Oil Slides With Rising Glut Spooking Investors," 27 Apr. 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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2 Jun 2020

Cite this Entry

“Anew.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Jun. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of anew

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


\ 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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