Definition of newly in English:

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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.

Words that rhyme with newly

boule, coulée, duly, Friuli, Hooley, Julie, mooli, puli, schoolie, stoolie, Thule, truly, unruly

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Syllabification: new·ly

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