From Latin novus, new It is an adjective that refers to what is freshly made or manufactured , or that has not yet been released . For example: “I bought a new black pants”, “I want to invite you to dinner so that you know my new house”, “I need a new television; the one I have now doesn't work well ”.
New is also something that is seen or heard for the first time : “Do you want to study gardening? That's new for me", “I was all day with the radio on, but I didn't hear anything new about the conflict”.
Other uses of the term allow to refer to that different from what was ("Look at my new hairstyle"), to what is added to something that was before (“The restaurant remains the same as ten years ago, except that there is a new lounge on the top floor”), to newly incorporated to a group or place (“My son is somewhat nervous; he is new to his school ”) and at beginner in some activity ("Michelangelo is new in the field, but has a promising future").
It is known as New Testament to the canonical set of books writings after the birth of Jesus Christ that is part of the Christian bible . Unlike Old Testament or Tanach , he New Testament It is not part of the Jewish creed.
The new World Finally, it is the name that began to be used to late fifteenth century to refer to the American continent from the arrival of Christopher Columbus . He concept arises from the belief of Europeans who thought the world was limited to Europe , Asia and Africa ; America Therefore, it was something new before his eyes.
There has always been a market For second-hand products, and since the arrival of the Internet and its subsequent overcrowding, several portals have emerged exclusively dedicated to this activity. In most of them, however, it is also possible to sell new merchandise; For this reason, this label, together with the one of "used" (its counterpart), represents one of the fundamental elements in a site of this type, since it allows to organize the information to give the desired result.
The new term is closely linked to consumerism and to the supposed need that so many people feel they always have the last, the most recent version of those products that large companies impose as indispensable to be part of today's society. This innocent adjective, which was conceived for the sole purpose of indicating that something had not been seen before, often adorns aggressive advertising campaigns of electronic devices such as mobile phones, tablets and televisions, in an attempt to detract value from Models previous.
In figurative language, it is possible to say "a new self", referring to a series of changes and fundamental decisions in life itself, that have made us very different from who we used to be. It is very common to find this idea in a context of struggle to overcome a deep crisis, which may be related to emotional or economic issues, although the first option is more frequent. Also in a metaphorical way, you can use the first name behind the adjective to introduce yourself back to your own environment: "I introduce you to the new Adrian."
Finally, the languages of programming they usually use the word new (the English equivalent of new) to instantiate objects of a class; in other words, when initializing or creating a variable that belongs to a particular class, its name is written followed by an "equal" sign (which in programming means "assign"), and finally new and the name of the class (more correctly, of its constructor, since both must match) and two parentheses that enclose the parameters that you want to send, if that is what the function expects.