new is part of the Basic English 850.
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new is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
new

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Positive
new

Comparative
newer

Superlative
newest

  1. If something is new, it is not old.
    They had a new car.
    In 1900, the idea was very new.
  2. If somebody is new, they are not experienced.
    They hired a new worker.

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