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adjective American English pronunciation: fresh /freʃ/ 
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adjectivefresh
comparativefresher
superlativefreshest
  1. 1
    fresh food has been recently picked, caught, or prepared

    Fresh salmon is much better than frozen.

    You can use fresh or canned tomatoes for this recipe.

    fresh from/out of:

    Our vegetables are fresh from the garden.

    1. a.
      still good to eat because of being prepared or produced recently

      Cooked meat will keep fresh for several days in the fridge.

  2. 3
    recently done, made, or experienced

    fresh footprints in the snow

    The details are still fresh in my mind.

  3. 4
    [usually before noun] clearly new and different

    We need a completely fresh approach to the problem.

    The program takes a fresh look at this difficult issue.

    1. a.
      replacing or adding to a previous thing or amount

      The police made a fresh appeal for witnesses.

      I've put fresh towels in your room.

  4. 5
    if something smells or tastes fresh, it smells or tastes pleasant and clean

    The air smelled clean and fresh after the smoky little hut.

    I like drinks with a fresh lemony flavor.

  5. 6
    clean, bright, and attractive in appearance

    His cotton shirt looked crisp and fresh.

    her lovely fresh complexion

    1. a.
      used about colors

      The walls were painted in a lovely fresh blue.

  6. 11
    if someone is fresh from a particular place or situation, they have recently come from there
    fresh from/out of:

    He was just a kid, fresh out of law school.

    He came to Wimbledon fresh from his victory in the American Open.

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freshness

 American English pronunciation: freshness  noun [uncountable]

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