adverb & adjective
Starting from the beginning; anew: [as adverb]: in a pure meritocracy, everyone must begin de novo [as adjective]: a general strategy for de novo protein design
More example sentences
- Both the Federal Reserve and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency recommend that Congress remove outdated barriers to de novo interstate branching.
early 17th century: Latin, literally 'from new'.
Definition of de novo in:
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