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[bran-noo, -nyoo, brand-] /ˈbrænˈnu, -ˈnyu, ˈbrænd-/
entirely new.
Origin of brand-new
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brand-newness, noun Unabridged
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Examples from the web for brand-new
  • Mike watched them struggle to squeeze into their brand-new dry suits.
  • The finding was counterintuitive, and it was based on brand-new methodology.
  • Our little theory of relativity inscription is, relatively speaking, brand-new.
  • One member leaves, the rest of the band remains, but somehow they're a brand-new band.
  • Everyone was feeling good about this brand-new track.
  • Still, when the season premiere rolled around, there was a brand-new face on the team.
  • The good news is that there is a plethora of brand-new and used cars on the market, and prices can't be beat.
  • It doesn't matter whether you're a giant global megacompany or a brand-new startup.
  • It's funny that the brand-new tablet market has already turned into a commodity race to the bottom.
  • Unfortunately, the autopsy's decline over the last half-century is not a brand-new story.
British Dictionary definitions for brand-new


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