See also: Nuevo and ñuevo

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From Spanish nuevo. Doublet of new.

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nuevo (not comparable)

  1. New or novel, usually in reference to Latin American culture
    • 1990 July 16, David M. Gross, Sophfronia Scott, “Proceeding With Caution”, in Time[1]:
      What young adults have managed to come up with is either nuevo hipster or ultra-nerd, but almost always a bland imitation of the past.
    • 2009 January 20, Susan Sampson, “Obama's a veggie lover, but he's no beetnik”, in Toronto Star[2]:
      In Chicago, a favourite resto is Topolobampo, celebrity chef Rick Bayless's shrine to nuevo Mexican cuisine.

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  1. neuter of nuevu

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Etymology edit

Inherited from Latin novus, from Proto-Italic *nowos, from Proto-Indo-European *néwos.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈnwebo/ [ˈnwe.β̞o]
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  • Rhymes: -ebo
  • Syllabification: nue‧vo

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nuevo (feminine nueva, masculine plural nuevos, feminine plural nuevas, superlative novísimo or nuevísimo)

  1. new
  2. brand new, all-new
  3. fresh
    un nuevo comienzoa fresh start

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