new (C# Reference)

 

Updated: July 20, 2015

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In C#, the new keyword can be used as an operator, a modifier, or a constraint.

new Operator
Used to create objects and invoke constructors.

new Modifier
Used to hide an inherited member from a base class member.

new Constraint
Used to restrict types that might be used as arguments for a type parameter in a generic declaration.

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