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How does aptitude in Debian 9 allow fine-grained purging of the new package list?

I was curious to note Stephen's assertion in Is there a way to list packages from date when they entered Debian archive? that: In Debian 9, aptitude allows finer-grained purging of the new packages ...
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regexp with aptitude part 2

I had asked about regexp with aptitude here and that worked beautifully. Now have i386 packages also in the midst. How do I make sure that i386 packages do not come into the picture. I tried the ...
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is there a way to use regexp with aptitude?

I use an alias to find new packages whenever I update the package index. [$] alias aptn aptn='aptitude search '\''~N'\' Now while this works, I also get a bunch of -dbgsym packages which come ...
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Aptitude regex engine

I was trying to lookup the versions of libdb in the debian archives with something like that: $ aptitude search '~S~ndev$(~nlibdb~(\d~|-~)!~v~rnative)' which didn't work as expected so I changed the ...