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    ansonguy is offline Junior Member
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    newly designed or new design

    I am going to make up two similar sentences.

    (1) The newly designed banknote is colorful.

    (2) The new design banknote is colorful.


    Which one is grammatically correct? Thanks for your help.

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    Re: newly designed or new design

    (1)
    “Every miserable fool who has nothing at all of which he can be proud, adopts as a last resource pride in the nation to which he belongs; he is ready and happy to defend all its faults and follies tooth and nail, thus reimbursing himself for his own inferiority.”

    — Arthur Schopenhauer

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    Re: newly designed or new design

    Newly-designed is an adjective and should have a hyphen. However, you will frequently see hyphens where they don’t belong, and missing ones where they do.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: newly designed or new design

    I would change 2 to "The new banknote design is colorful."

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    Re: newly designed or new design

    (2) could also be changed to "The new design of the banknote is colorful".
    I am not a teacher or a native speaker.

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