- recently; lately: a newly married couple.
- anew or afresh: a newly repeated slander.
- in a new manner or form: a room newly decorated.
Origin of newly
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Examples from the Web for newly
In 1989, a newly registered Republican in Louisiana named David Duke won his only election by a fluke.The Louisiana Racists Who Courted Steve Scalise
January 3, 2015
The moment came where newly graduated cops customarily toss their white gloves into the air in celebration.Cop Families Boo De Blasio at NYPD Graduation
December 30, 2014
The irony did not escape one local, Laith Hathim, as he stood and watched the newly minted refugees make their way into Mosul.Has the Kurdish Victory at Sinjar Turned the Tide of ISIS War?
December 27, 2014
Analysts interpreted it as an immediate ripple effect of the newly established US-Cuban détente.Venezuela Says Goodbye to Its Lil Friend, While the Rest of the Continent Cheers
December 20, 2014
The newly free country struggled to maintain order in the wake of independence, but it was woefully unprepared.The Congo's Forgotten Colonial Getaway
December 18, 2014
Newly facing the evil of the world, she was a rampant reformer at once.K
Mary Roberts Rinehart
When game is used for soup, it must be newly killed, and quite fresh.Directions for Cookery, in its Various Branches
That I forgave you when my injuries were fresh, and when my bosom was newly wrung.Life And Adventures Of Martin Chuzzlewit
His address to the newly married couple was awaited with curiosity.The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete
The newly arrived joined us heartily in our work two days after.Freeland
- recently; lately or justa newly built shelf
- again; afresh; anewnewly raised hopes
- in a new manner; differentlya newly arranged room
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Word Origin and History for newly
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