Definition of new money in English:

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new money


1A fortune recently acquired; funds recently raised.
Example sentences
  • If you've owned the fund shares long enough to still have a profit, it might be better to hold your position - and even add new money to that fund.
  • The firm is expected to announce that it has raised £4.1m of new money and will have a market value of about £14m.
  • Friends said the new money raised will improve its capital position and allow it to be more aggressive.
1.1Those whose wealth is recently acquired rather than inherited; the nouveau riche.
Example sentences
  • D' Arcy knows that the money flowing into his shop is now as likely to be earned from web design as the nouveau needs of old new money.
  • He's not quite sure who the Owens are, because they're new money.

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Syllabification: new mon·ey

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