1. Adjective.  In place names, a prefix added to the name of a newly established place, intended to convey that the newly established place will share some characteristic of an older place for which the new place is named.
  2. Adjective.  Recently made, or created.
  3. Adjective.  Additional; recently discovered.
  4. Adjective.  Current or later, as opposed to former.
  5. Adjective.  Used to distinguish something established more recently, named after something or some place previously existing. .
  6. Adjective.  In original condition; pristine; not previously worn or used.
  7. Adjective.  Refreshed, reinvigorated, reformed.
  8. Adjective.  Young.
  9. Adjective.  Of recent origin; having taken place recently.
  10. Adjective.  Strange, unfamiliar or not previously known.
  11. Adjective.  Recently arrived or appeared.
  12. Adjective.  Inexperienced or unaccustomed at some task.
  13. Adjective.  (context, of a period of time) next; about to begin or recently begun.
  14. Adverb.  Newly.
  15. Adverb.  As new; from scratch.
  16. Noun.  Things that are new.
  17. Noun.  (Australia) A kind of light beer.

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