the year approaching or newly begun.
(initial capital letters) the first day or few days of a year in any of various calendars.
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How to use new year in a sentence
At the beginning of every new year, Fortune examines how the venture capital industry supported female founders—or not—the year before.Female founders’ share of venture capital funding shrank to 2.2% in 2020 | Emma Hinchliffe | February 8, 2021 | Fortune
At the start of the new year, it is hoping to take what it learned operating through the disruptions of the coronavirus and social unrest and use it while slowly returning to its core area of expertise.‘Not just one thing’: How Thrillist plans to rebound from a nearly travel-free 2020 | Max Willens | February 8, 2021 | Digiday
As a new year starts, we’re all looking ahead with hope for a return to normalcy.Leveraging customer data and AI to drive ecommerce growth in 2021 | Tracey Ryan O’Connor | February 1, 2021 | Search Engine Watch
The second restart felt great for a month, maybe, or right until the cursed new year of 2020 began.Did Thru-Hiking the Appalachian Trail Ruin My Body? | Grayson Haver Currin | January 25, 2021 | Outside Online
Council members publicly agonized over the decisions they’d have to make in the new year last month after a presentation on the city’s five-year financial outlook.City Leaders Warn Departments: Start Looking for Cuts | Lisa Halverstadt | January 12, 2021 | Voice of San Diego
The current conflict it fuels is now poised to last long into the new year.
I was going to do it myself, but was waiting for the new year.The Insurance Company Promised a Gender Reassignment. Then They Made a Mistake. | James Joiner | December 29, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
One photo is a frontal shot with her friend Blac Chyna with the caption “Getting right for the new year.”Did Kim Kardashian Photoshop Her Butt Selfie? Yes, She Probably Did. | Marina Watts | January 8, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
A new leader is required in the new year to dig out from the rubble of the Obamacare disaster.After a Lousy Year, How Obama Can Turn His Presidency Around | Ron Christie | December 26, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
As we near the conclusion of 2013, the organization just announced its to-do list for the new year.These Are The 5 Scary Health Threats The CDC Will Tackle In 2014 | Brandy Zadrozny | December 16, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
She had expected to cry herself to sleep; instead she read Dickens with Mr. Hammerton until the new year was upon them.Tessa Wadsworth's Discipline | Jennie M. Drinkwater
The Hoopers resolved to begin the new year by wiping out their enemies, root and branch.
Henceforth the new year begins on the first of January instead of the twenty-fifth of March.A short history of Rhode Island | George Washington Greene
The first of the new year brought a certain regret to the family at The Briars and to Napoleon as well.Napoleon's Young Neighbor | Helen Leah Reed
"There is my New-Year present to you, Annie," he said, as he began to open it.Evenings at Donaldson Manor | Maria J. McIntosh
British Dictionary definitions for New Year
the first day or days of the year in various calendars, usually celebrated as a holiday
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