de novo

[ de noh-woh; English dee noh-voh, dey ]
/ dɛ ˈnoʊ woʊ; English di ˈnoʊ voʊ, deɪ /

adverb Latin.

anew; afresh; again; from the beginning.

Nearby words

  1. de morgan's laws,
  2. de morgan, augustus,
  3. de morgan, william frend,
  4. de niro,
  5. de niro, robert,
  6. de palma,
  7. de palma, brian,
  8. de pere,
  9. de plano,
  10. de profundis

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British Dictionary definitions for de novo

de novo

/ Latin (diː ˈnəʊvəʊ) /

adverb

from the beginning; anew
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Word Origin and History for de novo

de novo

Latin, literally "anew, afresh."

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