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[noo-found, nyoo-] /ˈnuˌfaʊnd, ˈnyu-/
newly found or discovered:
newfound friends.
Origin of newfound
First recorded in 1490-1500; new + found1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • And on the way she explained to him with a newfound lucidity why it was that women should have votes.

    The Wife of Sir Isaac Harman H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
  • He realised that in his newfound desire to make her happy, he was sincere.

    The Octopus Frank Norris
  • Was this stripling of newfound liberty to possess the very earth?

    A Little Girl in Old Detroit Amanda Minnie Douglas
  • He had been interested in all this newfound friend had told him.

    The Arrow of Fire Roy J. Snell
  • newfound Lake in Hebron, only eight miles distant, you can't see; it lies too deep among the hills.

Word Origin and History for newfound

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

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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