from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Being in a fresh and unused condition; completely new.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Alternative form of brand new.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Quite new; bright as if fresh from the forge.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- New as a brand, that is, glowing like metal newly out of the fire or forge; hence, quite new; fire-new.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. conspicuously new
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Politically, however, adding a third "tax handle" by which politicians can grab people-now retail sales at the cash register in addition to personal income at the payroll window and business revenue before it leaves the office-creates what Michele Bachmann rightly called a brand-new tax stream to squeeze more revenue out of the people.
He had been on the highway one day when his brand-new car drove off the road due to a mechanical defect.
Dr. Reid performed three “miracles” during the service by giving a brand-new minivan to one member who had been in a terrible car accident, and paying off the consumer debt of two other poor but loyal church members.
How any language works as a constantly redesigned tool kit depends on how its speakers put it to use, and how the innovations that they introduce eventually furnish them with what looks like a brand-new supply of instruments.
And it recast another phrase then already in use: brand-new.
The third one says, "I probably shouldn't tell you this, but for our anniversary, my husband bought us a brand-new yacht."
The ultra-rich give their children over to a brand-new boarding school that promises to isolate them completely from the rest of the world, particularly the media.
See Ethan Zuckerman's summary article for details, delve into the OTT09 wiki for notes on the sessions, or read the brand-new FLOSS manual on open translation tools, that was authored during a five-day “book sprint” that took place after the conference.
The week before that I got a box of the brand-new 100-grain .257 Swift Sciroccos, and looked up my .25/06 load for 87-grain Nosler Ballistic Tips to use as a starting point.
The brand-new UXV 500 is the first side-by-side offering from Kymco.