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newfound

[noo-found, nyoo-] /ˈnuˌfaʊnd, ˈnyu-/
adjective
1.
newly found or discovered:
newfound friends.
Origin of newfound
1490-1500
First recorded in 1490-1500; new + found1
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adj.

also new-found, late 15c., from new + found (adj.) "discovered."

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