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British English: /njuː/
American English: /n(j)u/

Translation of new in French:


  • 1 (not known, seen, owned etc before)
    nouveau/-elle (before n)
    (brand-new) (car, dress, carpet)
    the area is new to me
    la région m'est inconnue
    the work/subject is new to me
    je ne connais rien au travail/au sujet
    as good as new [literal] [figurative] ‘as new’ (in advertisement) that's nothing new I feel like a new man
    je suis transformé
    ‘what's new?’
    ‘quoi de neuf?’
    that's a new one on me
    on en apprend tous les jours
  • 2 (different)
    (boyfriend, life, era, approach, design)
    nouveau/-elle (before n)
    the New Left/Right (Politics)
    la Nouvelle Gauche/Droite
    someone/something new
    quelqu'un/quelque chose d'autre
    could I have a new plate? This one is dirty
    est-ce que je pourrais avoir une autre assiette? Celle-ci est sale
  • 3 (recently arrived)
    (recruit, arrival)
    nouveau/-elle (before n)
    to be new to
    ne pas être habitué à (job, way of life)
    we're new to the area
    nous sommes nouveaux venus dans la région
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