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brand-new

[bran-noo, -nyoo, brand-] /ˈbrænˈnu, -ˈnyu, ˈbrænd-/
adjective
1.
entirely new.
Origin of brand-new
1560-1570
1560-70
Related forms
brand-newness, noun
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  • I've known you a long time, Madgie, but I never can tell when you're going to break out in a brand-new spot.

    The Price Francis Lynde
  • As she said it he felt that to be true, although to him it was a brand-new point of view.

    The Wall Street Girl Frederick Orin Bartlett
  • This must never happen again, for I am sure I have a brand-new crop of grey hair!

    Mavis of Green Hill Faith Baldwin
  • It was brand-new and on the way from its builders to its owners when Hoddan interfered.

    The Pirates of Ersatz Murray Leinster
  • Now I at once recognised the gloss of six brand-new "store teeth."

    The Champagne Standard Mrs. John Lane
British Dictionary definitions for brand-new

brand-new

adjective
1.
absolutely new
Word Origin
C16: from brand (n) + new, likened to newly forged iron
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