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new(Creative), adjective causative, conceptual, constructive, created with a different approach, created with a different look, created with a fresh approach, created with a fresh look, effectuated, formative, imagined, ingenious, innovative, inventive, original, origiiated by, originative, produced, produced by someone blessed with talent, produced by someone capable, proouced by someone talented, resourceful, talented, unique
Associated concepts: patents
new(Initial), adjective beginning, chief, elementary, first, first ever, foremost, fundamental, inaugural, inceptive, inchoate, incipient, introductory, nascent, original, primary, primary original, rudimentary, seminal, unique
Associated concepts: new law
See also: contemporary, current, de novo, inexperienced, novel, recent, sophisticated, unaccustomed, unacquainted, unprecedented, unsettled, unusual
NEW. Something not known before.
2. To be patented, an invention must be new. When an invention has been described in a printed book which has been publicly circulated, and afterwards a person takes out a patent for it, his patent is invalid, because the invention was not new, 7 Mann' & Gr. 818. See New and Useful Invention.