Definition of newly in English:


Syllabification: new·ly
Pronunciation: /ˈn(y)o͞olē


1Recently: a newly acquired skill
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  • Here I am in a boat, with fellow fisherman, Hal, pitting my newly acquired skills against the canny trout.
  • If I continue with this newly acquired skill of holding my breath, I may still survive.
  • One of the success stories of more recent times is the newly formed Active Retirement Club.
recently, just, only just, lately, freshly;
not long ago, a short time ago, only now, of late;
2Again; afresh: social confidence for the newly single
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  • Stella, 54, is newly single and has decided to enter this new phase of her life by doing something different.
  • Nancy completed the CA program while fitting it into the realities of life as a newly single parent.
  • He played the drums in a local hardcore band, and was apparently newly single.
2.1In a new or different manner: we have to make ourselves newly aware of each text
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  • As awareness grows steadily it could stand as a fresh society, highly conscious and newly environmentally aware.
  • Not hard advice to take when you are so newly aware of the presence of your lungs.
  • She rode home from the hospital newly aware that the shadow on her left side was death.

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