Definition of de nouveau in English:

de nouveau

Line breaks: de nou|veau
Pronunciation: /ˌdə nuːˈvəʊ
, də nuvo/


  • Starting again from the beginning; anew.
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    • The de nouveau construction of Turkey was to proceed on exclusively secular lines down to minutiae like banning the wearing of headscarves in state buildings, schools and universities.
    • They blew in the new year in such a sonorous manner that one would have thought Coins' bag was de nouveau rent asunder.


French, literally 'from new'.

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