new year


new year
new year NOUN 1) the calendar year just begun or about to begin. 2) the period immediately before and after 31 December.

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  • New Year — n [U] 1.) also the New Year the time when people celebrate the beginning of a new year ▪ We re going to spend Christmas and the New Year with my parents. ▪ The business will be closed over New Year. Happy New Year (=used as a greeting) ▪ Our… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • New Year — UK / US or New Year UK / US noun [countable, usually singular] Word forms new year : singular new year plural new years the time around the beginning of a new year, when people celebrate We had a very quiet new year. She s visiting them some time …   English dictionary

  • new year — UK / US or New Year UK / US noun [countable, usually singular] Word forms new year : singular new year plural new years the time around the beginning of a new year, when people celebrate We had a very quiet new year. She s visiting them some time …   English dictionary

  • new year — s Day New Year s Day the first day of a calendar year; the first day of January. Often colloquially abbreviated to {New year s} or {new year}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • New year's — Day New Year s Day the first day of a calendar year; the first day of January. Often colloquially abbreviated to {New year s} or {new year}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • New Year — es el segundo single de One Touch, primer álbum de Sugababes. Llegó al puesto número 12 de la lista británica y vendió un total aproximado de 90.000 copias.I aunque New Year tuvo Buenos resultados en el Reino Unido, Pero no alcanso a tener buenos …   Wikipedia Español

  • New-year — a. Of or pertaining to, or suitable for, the commencement of the year; as, New year gifts or odes. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • New Year's — Eve, night of December 31st, last night of the calendar year; New Year s Day, January 1st, first day of the calendar year …   English contemporary dictionary

  • New Year's — New′ Year s n. 1) New Year s Day 2) New Year s Eve …   From formal English to slang

  • new year — n. 1. the year just about to begin or just begun: usually with the 2. [N Y ] the first day or days of the new year …   English World dictionary