New Year


New Year
.New 'Year
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 neighbours invited us round to see in the new year (=celebrate the beginning of the year) .
2.) the new year
the first few weeks of the year
Prices are expected to go up in the new year.

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • 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

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  • 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

  • new year — ► NOUN 1) the calendar year just begun or about to begin. 2) the period immediately before and after 31 December …   English terms dictionary