brave new world

noun

Definition of brave new world 

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

Examples of brave new world in a Sentence

The company was slow to enter the brave new world of computer technology.

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Many have done their best to adjust to this brave new world. Dugan Arnett, BostonGlobe.com, "(Ping!) You have (Ping!) a new (Ping!) group (Ping! Ping! Ping!) text," 12 June 2018 Also, employees sometimes are wary about new technology given to them by their bosses in the brave new world of office space. Peter Grant, WSJ, "Need a Lunchtime Companion at Work? Check the Office App," 29 May 2018 Early this morning, little Jadon and Anias were wheeled down the pediatric floor of Children's Hospital at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx, inching closer and closer to a brave new world. Sarah Schreiber, Good Housekeeping, "[UPDATED]: The McDonald Twins Are Miraculously Stable After a Trying Weekend," 17 Oct. 2016 Was Love Story meant to be a portrait of a brave new world? Lesley M.m. Blume, Town & Country, "Ali MacGraw on the Making of Love Story," 30 Aug. 2016 Welcome to the brave new world of sportswear marketing. Martin Fritz Huber, Outside Online, "The Speed Project: A Crazy, 340-Mile Desert Relay," 21 June 2018 When quizzed, British politicians have frequently invoked notions of new and emergent digital technologies, which will somehow permit business as usual in Brexit’s brave new world. Georgina Voss, The Atlantic, "Brexit Could Cripple Britain’s Ports," 20 June 2018 Getting into cryptocurrency can be confusing and expensive, but CryptoCandle is a novel way to dip your toe into this brave new world of digital money without spending much at all. Popular Mechanics Editors, Popular Mechanics, "Today's Best Deals: Part Candle, Part Bitcoin," 19 June 2018 But for birds, this brave new world of intensification has meant death by a million pinpricks. Tim Graham, National Geographic, "Around the World, Farmland Birds Are in Steep Decline," 1 June 2018

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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

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English Language Learners Definition of brave new world

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

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