Translation of new in Spanish:


nuevo, adj.

Pronunciation: /njuː//n(j)u/


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    • 1.1(unused)

      brand new flamante
      • is that a new suit you're wearing? ¿estás estrenando traje?
      • as new como nuevo
      • to be/look like new ser/parecer nuevo
      • new for old insurance seguro de valor de nuevo
      • The poor old thing was purchased new, and now has a rather worn binding and some book tape holding it together.
      • Made from delicately embroidered cotton, the gown looks almost new on the happy baby.
      • She has opted for used books because there is not that much difference to new ones.
      • I shall embark on a long project to acquire new or used copies of them all, regardless.

    • 1.2(recent, novel)

      hi, what's new? ¿que tal? ¿qué hay (de nuevo)? informal
      • that's nothing new eso no es nada nuevo
      • he's had a fight with his wife — so what else is new? se ha peleado con su mujer — ¡qué novedad!
      • that's a new one on me! ¡no me digas!
      • Fielding the complaints of disgruntled fans is nothing new to Liverpool coach Rafa Benitez.
      • Because, as well as the build-up being all new and a cup final being new to most of the players, so too was a cup final defeat.
      • The attention was new to him, and he found out the hard way how things can back-fire.
      • Go with God and good luck to you and your spouse and the soon to be new addition to your family.
      • Thankfully, the bulk of the words aren't new to me, although I'm far from fluent.
      • If the name is new to you, this would be a great introduction to a major talent.
      • It is not yet known when Victoria will leave and give the world its first glimpse of her new baby boy.
      • Student insobriety and its management are not new to college authorities.
      • For his part, Sebastien Balleux said he has a lot of catching up to do with a new baby coming soon.
      • Quite recently, yesterday in fact, we had a new addition to our family of four.
      • Get other family members to help write the family tree, complete with your new addition.
      • If you have trouble downloading it please let me know, since this is new to me.
      • He noticed that I had taken to this amazing drink, totally new to me, schnapps.
      • I have to admit, much of what he talks about it completely new to me, but that's half the fun.
      • This day, however, she chose to draw a picture of her new baby brother.
      • The ways of the industry may not be new to him, but the experience certainly is.
      • People don't know what to do when they see me riding my bike, it's strange and new to them.
      • Tim's blog is new to me and is probably new to you, but the man knows how to fisk.
      • I've already got two daughters who have been independent for several years so it's not as if all this is new to me.
      • After the election, the new people in charge were new to the project and the project was new to them.
      • Everything was fresh and new to Cherry, and there were choices everywhere she turned.
      • Felix loves his new baby brother and just wants to cuddle him and coo over him, as we do.
      • Learning a new language is acquainting oneself with a culture that is new to you.
      • All were new to us, especially the eggs, which came out brown and wrinkled, but all had nice if crazy tastes.
      • Everything is new to me again right now, and I have to concentrate on having a good season with Aberdeen.
      • That's maybe something that's new to some of the lads that have been here.
      • Just imagine what inept superpowers Ben and Jennifer's new baby girl must have.
      • So I've put it away for now and started knitting a shawl for the new baby due in July.
      • My father ended up with my brother, sister Fifi and the impending new addition.
      • Then the next day when her dad was taking her new baby brother home, they got in a car accident.
      • A thousand questions are washed away in a trickle of tears and soon they have a new baby boy.
      • All the anecdotes were new to us, the creaking chair-bound jokes fresh as this morning's lox.

    • 1.3(recently arrived)

      (recruit/member) nuevo
      I'm new here soy nueva aquí
      • to be new to sth
      • she's new to this company es nueva en la empresa
      • I was new to London llevaba poco tiempo en Londres
      • she was new to selling/flying vender/volar era nuevo para ella
      • the new rich los nuevos ricos

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    (different, other)
    (era/address/job) nuevo
    I put new batteries in the radio le cambié las pilas a la radio
    • don't open a new bottle no abras otra botella
    • to start a new life empezar una nueva vida
    • she could be a new Callas podría llegar a ser otra Callas
    • she looked like a new woman parecía otra
    • after the shower I felt like a new man la ducha me dejó como nuevo
  • 3

    • 3.1(freshly made)

      (wine) joven
      (bread) fresco
      (bread) recién hecho
      • The building society discovered its new sideline when it decided to upgrade its system two years ago.
      • When the new currency was launched we were told it would be so strong it would rival the dollar as a world currency.
      • For both business and economy travellers we will be introducing a range of new features.
      • Decades later he discovered a new species of theropod and named it Gojirasaurus.
      • We must be vigilant to ensure that weeds do not become noxious as a result of any new crop variety.
      • Search engines are an excellent way of checking on the arrival of a new words in the language.
      • Each year seed companies and plant breeders introduce dozens of new varieties and hybrids.
      • Nor is the First Minister seeking to introduce new laws on the expression of extreme views.
      • Under new rules introduced to Super League this year it is not ruled a knock on if the player is not targeting the ball.
      • They make it possible to introduce millions of new numbers over the coming years.
      • Airlines have introduced new services at Manchester to cope with a passenger boom.
      • We were not so hidebound by tradition, so we had to discover new ways to express ourselves.
      • It isn't the studios who will discover how the new medium is going to work.
      • So how do we transfer genetic traits into crop varieties and how do crop breeders develop new varieties?
      • The company is also introducing new innovations to members to retain their loyalty.
      • Finding the key to making this foam would be like discovering a new planet.
      • In the meantime, a number of new measures have been introduced to increase police visibility.
      • You introduce your new album with a skit where a rock musician tries to alter your music.
      • Hope lies in discovering a new test to screen for the disease.
      • That is stating the obvious; it does not introduce a new term into the contract.

    • 3.2(tender, young)

      (buds/leaves) nuevo

    • 3.3(early)

      (crop/potatoes) nuevo
      • Serve immediately with lots of fresh bread to mop up the spicy juices, or with new potatoes.
      • Wipe the new potatoes, cut them in half lengthways then drop them into a mixing bowl.
      • The flavour is fresh, rather like that of new potatoes, and the texture delicate.
      • All main courses are served with a choice of chips, jacket or new potatoes and fresh vegetables or salad.
      • Serve with buttered, boiled new potatoes, using the remainder of the mint as a garnish for the lamb.
      • This was in fact me taking some salad stuff from Marks's round to his and boiling up some new potatoes.
      • My worst time of year was when we had loads of bitter, little new potatoes with the skin left on.
      • So much more interesting to eat with fish than over-priced new potatoes from who knows where.
      • Scrape it onto your plate and use it to smother a dish of new potatoes - mountain food at its best.
      • The chicken was tender and nicely cooked and the creamy mash made a welcome change from new potatoes or chips.
      • Cadmar ladled up the fish he had boiled with new onions and cress, and so we ate.
      • With the grilled Sea Bass, an order of chips, with the steamed, boiled new potatoes.
      • It came with a side dish packed with new potatoes, green beans and cauliflower cheese.
      • This was accompanied by a dish of new potatoes, green beans, carrots and celeriac strips.
      • There was just sufficient new potatoes and salad to make this a very satisfying dish.


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    these dresses are new in from Paris estos vestidos acaban de llegar de París