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newfound

[ noo-found, nyoo- ]
/ ˈnuˌfaʊnd, ˈnyu- /
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adjective

newly found or discovered: newfound friends.

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Nearby words

newel post, newf, newf., newfangled, newfie, newfound, newfoundland, newfoundland and labrador, newfoundland standard time, newfoundland time, newfoundlander

Origin of newfound

First recorded in 1490–1500; new + found1
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British Dictionary definitions for new-found

new-found


adjective

newly or recently discoverednew-found confidence
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Word Origin and History for new-found

newfound


adj.

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

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