Meaning of de novo in English:

de novo

Pronunciation /deɪ ˈnəʊvəʊ/ /diː ˈnəʊvəʊ/

adverb

  • From the beginning; anew.

    ‘in a pure meritocracy, everyone must begin de novo’
    • ‘Both the Federal Reserve and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency recommend that Congress remove outdated barriers to de novo interstate branching.’

adjective

  • Starting from the beginning.

    ‘a general strategy for de novo protein design’

Origin

Latin, literally ‘from new’.

Pronunciation

de novo

/deɪ ˈnəʊvəʊ/ /diː ˈnəʊvəʊ/