August 16, 2016
The word "newly" is the adverb form of the adjective "new."
- The concrete is newly laid.
- You can't walk on newly-laid concrete. (A hyphen is often used when joining "newly" and an adjective in front of a noun.)
- The website is newly created.
- It's a newly-created website.
- Bob and Sandra are a newly-married couple.
- Bob and Sandra are newlyweds. (newlywed = a person who was recently married)
- A newly-elected President doesn't begin his or her term until the month of January following an election.
- A newly-written book by a famous author usually sells very quickly.
- Some newly-made products may take some time before they are accepted by the general public.
They're newly married.
They're a newly-married couple.
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