Quick answer
"Newest" is a form of "new", an adjective which is often translated as "nuevo". "Latest" is an adjective which is often translated as "último". Learn more about the difference between "latest" and "newest" below.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (last)
a. último
What is the latest plane we can board?¿Cuál es el último avión que podemos abordar?
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
April 23rd is the latest date we can hand our assignments in.El 23 de abril es la fecha límite para la entrega de los trabajos prácticos.
Is that the latest time you can stay?¿Eso es lo más tarde que puedes quedarte?
2. (most up-to-date)
a. último
The fans flooded the stores to buy the rock star's latest album.Los fanáticos inundaron las tiendas para comprar el último álbum de la estrella de rock.
b. más reciente
This is the latest of a series of examples of the mayor's lack of empathy with the working class.Este es el más reciente de una serie de ejemplos de la falta de empatía del alcalde con la clase trabajadora.
c.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Peter always buys the latest IT equipment.Peter siempre se compra lo último en equipos informáticos.
Sunnyvale Hospital has the latest and most complete array of medical equipment.El hospital de Sunnyvale tiene el conjunto más moderno y completo de equipamiento médico.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (most recent news)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
And next, the latest on the earthquake in Chile.Y a continuación, las últimas noticias sobre el terremoto de Chile.
Have you heard the latest on your neighbor?¿Te enteraste de lo último que están diciendo sobre tu vecino?
4. (most modern)
a. lo último
We carry the latest in LED technology.Ofrecemos lo último en tecnología LED.
5. (most recent development)
a. la última
Well, your cousin's latest is unbelievable!¡Vaya! ¡La última de tu primo es increíble!
6.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(significant other)
a. la última conquista
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Have you met Maria's latest?¿Ya conoces la última conquista de María?
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new(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (recent)
a. nuevo
New fall fashion trends debuted at New York Fashion Week.Las nuevas tendencias de moda para el otoño debutaron en la Semana de la Moda en Nueva York.
2. (unused)
a. nuevo
My brother bought himself a new bike.Mi hermano se compró una bici nueva.
3. (novel)
a. nuevo
Doctors are experimenting with a new treatment for skin cancer.Los médicos están experimentando con un nuevo tratamiento contra el cáncer de piel.
4. (unfamiliar)
a. nuevo
I'm so bored. I want to go somewhere new!Estoy tan aburrida. ¡Quiero ir a algún lugar nuevo!
5. (new to a place or position)
a. nuevo
I took the new student to see the library.Llevé al nuevo alumno a conocer la biblioteca.
b. primerizo
She's fussing all the time. You can tell she's a new mother.Está todo el rato preocupada. Se nota que es una madre primeriza.
6. (botany)
a. nuevo
The new leaves of the apple tree were a bright green.Las hojas nuevas del manzano eran de un verde brillante.
7. (fresh)
a. recién hecho
That new bread smells so good.Ese pan recién hecho huele bien rico.
b. joven
I have a new wine that will go great with this salmon.Tengo un vino joven que acompañará perfectamente a este salmón.
c. nuevo
Today for the main course I have beef with new potatoes.Hoy de plato fuerte tengo bistec con papas nuevas.
news
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
8. (current events)
a. las noticias
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
On Radio Amor they always start with the positive news.En Radio Amor siempre comienzan con las noticias positivas.
9. (journalism)
a. las noticias
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I heard a report on the fire this morning on the 7 o'clock news.Escuché un reportaje sobre el incendio esta mañana en las noticias de las 7 am.
b. el noticiario
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
There was a critical report about the president in the news.Hubo un informe crítico sobre el presidente en el noticiario.
c. el noticiero
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Before we go to the beach, I want to watch the news for information about the hurricane.Antes de irnos a la playa, quiero ver el noticiero para ver la información sobre el huracán.
d. el telediario
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
Last night on the news, they said we'd be having a new national holiday.Anoche en el telediario dijeron que tendríamos un nuevo día feriado nacional.
10. (fresh information)
a. la noticia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Is there any news about Leticia yet?¿Hay alguna noticia sobre Leticia ya?
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