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noun [countable] newcomer pronunciation in British English /ˈnjuːˌkʌmə(r)/
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  1. 1
    someone who has recently started to live or work somewhere, or who has just arrived in a place
    As a newcomer to the area, Paul was anxious to make friends.
    Victoria came down the steps to greet the newcomers.
  2. 2
    someone who has recently started to do something or be involved in something
    Edwards is the only newcomer in an otherwise experienced side.
    1. a.
      used about products and companies
      organizations which are relative newcomers to competitive world markets

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