brave new world


Definition of brave new world

: a future world, situation, or development also : a recent development or recently changed situation

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The company was slow to enter the brave new world of computer technology.
Recent Examples on the Web And so begins the wild ride to parenthood in this brave new world. Elsa Keslassy, Variety, 25 Oct. 2021 In August, it was reported that Facebook is building a brave new world called the metaverse. Jack Kelly, Forbes, 18 Oct. 2021 Instead, expect a dizzying combination of archival video, cartoon-like graphics and soundbites from experts interspersed with Chang’s mixed feelings about the brave new world of food. Felicia Campbell, The Arizona Republic, 13 Oct. 2021 The book was his crowning achievement, released just as Europe was entering a brave new world that, in hindsight, also resembled a forgetful senescence. Ryu Spaeth, The New Republic, 19 Aug. 2021 Fortunately, No Rules Rules is a guide on how to survive and thrive in our brave new world. Steve Vassallo, Forbes, 9 Sep. 2021 For the 13-year-old Watts, Parker’s visionary music was the introduction to a brave new world that beckons him to this day. George Varga, San Diego Union-Tribune, 24 Aug. 2021 But plenty of business leaders don’t agree with this brave new world. Tim Busch, National Review, 11 July 2021 This brave new world requires a new tech stack, in which customer experience is prioritized and vital context is preserved across ticket boundaries. Krishna Raja, Forbes, 25 June 2021

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First Known Use of brave new world

1933, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for brave new world

from the dystopian novel Brave New World (1932) by Aldous Huxley

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“Brave new world.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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: a situation or area of activity that is created by the development of something completely new and different


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