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New

Produced, introduced, or discovered recently or now for the first time; not existing before
New crop varieties
This tendency is not new
A fascinating mix of the old and the new
The new Madonna album
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Original

Present or existing from the beginning; first or earliest
The plasterwork is probably original
The original owner of the house
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New

Already existing but seen, experienced, or acquired recently or now for the first time
A new sensation
Her new bike
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Original

Created personally by a particular artist, writer, musician, etc.; not a copy
Original Rembrandts
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New

Beginning anew and in a transformed way
Starting a new life
The new South Africa
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Original

Not dependent on other people's ideas; inventive or novel
A subtle and original thinker
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New

Newly; recently
New-mown hay
He was enjoying his new-found freedom
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Original

The earliest form of something, from which copies may be made
One set of originals and four photocopies
The portrait may be a copy of the original
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New

Having been made or come into being only a short time ago; recent
A new law.
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Original

An eccentric or unusual person
He was one of the true originals
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New

Still fresh
A new coat of paint.
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Original

Preceding all others in time; first
Who played the original Dracula?.
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New

Never used or worn before now
A new car.
A new hat.
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Original

Not derived from something else; fresh and unusual
An original play, not an adaptation.
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New

Just found, discovered, or learned
New information.
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Original

Showing a marked departure from previous practice; new
A truly original approach.
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New

Not previously experienced or encountered; novel or unfamiliar
Ideas new to her.
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Original

Productive of new things or new ideas; inventive
An original mind.
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New

Different from the former or the old
The new morality.
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Original

Being the source from which a copy, reproduction, or translation is made.
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New

Recently obtained or acquired
New political power.
New money.
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Original

A first form or model from which others are made or developed
Later versions of the car retained key features of the original.
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New

Additional; further
New sources of energy.
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Original

An authentic work of art
Bought an original, not a print.
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New

Recently arrived or established in a place, position, or relationship
New neighbors.
A new president.
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Original

A work that has been composed firsthand or used to make a copy, reproduction, or translation
Kept the original but sent a photocopy to his publisher.
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New

Changed for the better; rejuvenated
The nap has made a new person of me.
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Original

A person with a creative or unusual personality.
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New

Being the later or latest in a sequence
A new edition.
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Original

A person who is appealingly odd or curious; a character.
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New

Currently fashionable
A new dance.
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Original

(Archaic) The source from which something arises; an originator.
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New

New In the most recent form, period, or development.
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Original

(not comparable) Relating to the origin or beginning; preceding all others.
The original state of mankind;
The original laws of a country;
The original inventor of a process
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New

Inexperienced or unaccustomed
New at the job.
New to the trials of parenthood.
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Original

(not comparable) First in a series of copies or versions.
The original manuscript contained spelling errors which were fixed in later versions.
This recording is by the original broadway cast.
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New

Of or relating to a new moon.
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Original

(not comparable) Newly created.
Tonight we will hear an original work by one of our best composers.
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New

Freshly; recently. Often used in combination
New-mown.
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Original

(comparable) Fresh, different.
The paper contains a number of original ideas about color perception.
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New

Recently made, or created.
This is a new scratch on my car!
The band just released a new album.
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Original

(not comparable) Pioneering.
Parker was one of the original bebop players.
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New

Of recent origin; having taken place recently.
I can't see you for a while; the pain is still too new.
Did you see the new King Lear at the theatre?
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Original

(not comparable) Having a specified place or time as its origin.
This kind of barbecue is original to North Carolina.
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New

Additional; recently discovered.
We turned up some new evidence from the old files.
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Original

An object or other creation (e.g. narrative work) from which all later copies and variations are derived.
This manuscript is the original.
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New

Current or later, as opposed to former.
My new car is much better than my previous one, even though it is older.
We had been in our new house for five years by then.
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Original

A person with a unique and interesting personality or creative talent.
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New

Used to distinguish something established more recently, named after something or some place previously existing.
New Bond Street is an extension of Bond Street.
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Original

(archaic) An eccentric person.
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New

In original condition; pristine; not previously worn or used.
Are you going to buy a new car or a second-hand one?
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Original

A newly designed garment released by a fashion designer as part of a collection.
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New

Refreshed, reinvigorated, reformed.
That shirt is dirty. Go and put on a new one.
I feel like a new person after a good night's sleep.
After the accident, I saw the world with new eyes.
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Original

A ridgeling.
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New

Newborn.
My sister has a new baby, and our mother is excited to finally have a grandchild.
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Original

Pertaining to the origin or beginning; preceding all others; first in order; primitive; primary; pristine; as, the original state of man; the original laws of a country; the original inventor of a process.
His form had yet not lostAll her original brightness.
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New

Strange, unfamiliar or not previously known.
The idea was new to me.
I need to meet new people.
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Original

Not copied, imitated, or translated; new; fresh; genuine; as, an original thought; an original process; the original text of Scripture.
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New

Recently arrived or appeared.
Have you met the new guy in town?
He is the new kid at school.
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Original

Having the power to suggest new thoughts or combinations of thought; inventive; as, an original genius.
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New

Inexperienced or unaccustomed at some task.
Don't worry that you're new at this job; you'll get better with time.
I'm new at this business.
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Original

Before unused or unknown; new; as, a book full of original matter.
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New

(of a period of time) Next; about to begin or recently begun.
We expect to grow at 10% annually in the new decade.
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Original

Origin; commencement; source.
It hath it original from much grief.
And spangled heavens, a shining frame,Their great Original proclaim.
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New

Newly (especially in composition).
New-born, new-formed, new-found, new-mown
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Original

That which precedes all others of its class; archetype; first copy; hence, an original work of art, manuscript, text, and the like, as distinguished from a copy, translation, etc.
The Scriptures may be now read in their own original.
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New

As new; from scratch.
They are scraping the site clean to build new.
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Original

An original thinker or writer; an originator.
Men who are bad at copying, yet are good originals.
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New

Things that are new.
Out with the old, in with the new.
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Original

A person of marked eccentricity.
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New

A typically light-coloured lager brewed by the bottom-fermentation method.
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Original

The natural or wild species from which a domesticated or cultivated variety has been derived; as, the wolf is thought by some to be the original of the dog, the blackthorn the original of the plum.
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New

A naval cadet who has just embarked on training.
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Original

An original creation (i.e., an audio recording) from which copies can be made
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New

(programming) new up
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Original

An original model on which something is patterned
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New

(obsolete) To make new; to recreate; to renew.
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Original

Preceding all others in time or being as first made or performed;
The original inhabitants of the Americas
The book still has its original binding
Restored the house to its original condition
The original performance of the opera
The original cast
Retracted his original statement
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New

Having existed, or having been made, but a short time; having originated or occured lately; having recently come into existence, or into one's possession; not early or long in being; of late origin; recent; fresh; modern; - opposed to old, as, a new coat; a new house; a new book; a new fashion.
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Original

(of e.g. information) not secondhand or by way of something intermediary;
His work is based on only original, not secondary, sources
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New

Not before seen or known, although existing before; lately manifested; recently discovered; as, a new metal; a new planet; new scenes.
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Original

Being or productive of something fresh and unusual; or being as first made or thought of;
A truly original approach
With original music
An original mind
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New

Newly beginning or recurring; starting anew; now commencing; different from what has been; as, a new year; a new course or direction.
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Original

Not derived or copied or translated from something else;
The play is original; not an adaptation
He kept the original copy and gave her only a xerox
The translation misses much of the subtlety of the original French
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New

As if lately begun or made; having the state or quality of original freshness; also, changed for the better; renovated; unworn; untried; unspent; as, rest and travel made him a new man.
Steadfasty purposing to lead a new life.
Men after long emaciating diets, fat, and almost new.
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New

Not of ancient extraction, or of a family of ancient descent; not previously known or famous.
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New

Not habituated; not familiar; unaccustomed.
New to the plow, unpracticed in the trace.
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New

Fresh from anything; newly come.
New from her sickness to that northern air.
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New

Newly; recently.
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New

To make new; to renew.
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New

Not of long duration; having just (or relatively recently) come into being or been made or acquired or discovered;
A new law
New cars
A new comet
A new friend
A new year
The New World
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New

Other than the former one(s); different;
They now have a new leaders
My new car is four years old but has only 15,000 miles on it
Ready to take a new direction
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New

Having no previous example or precedent or parallel;
A time of unexampled prosperity
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New

Of a kind not seen before;
The computer produced a completely novel proof of a well-known theorem
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New

Lacking training or experience;
The new men were eager to fight
Raw recruits
He was still wet behind the ears when he shipped as a hand on a merchant vessel
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New

Of a new (often outrageous) kind or fashion
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New

(often followed by `to') unfamiliar;
New experiences
Experiences new to him
Errors of someone new to the job
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New

(of crops) harvested at an early stage of development; before complete maturity;
New potatoes
Young corn
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New

Unaffected by use or exposure;
It looks like new
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New

In use after Medieval times;
New Eqyptian was the language of the 18th to 21st dynasties
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New

Used of a living language; being the current stage in its development;
Modern English
New Hebrew is Israeli Hebrew
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New

Very recently;
They are newly married
Newly raised objections
A newly arranged hairdo
Grass new washed by the rain
A freshly cleaned floor
We are fresh out of tomatoes
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