De novo

Definition

‘’adverb & adjective

(1) Anew; afresh; beginning again; from the start.

(2) New; not present previously; just beginning.


Supplement

The term ‘’de novo’’ is often italicized when written to indicate that it is a Latin phrase. An example of its usage is:


Word origin: From the Latin adverb dē novō (“‘from the new’”); from dē (“‘from’”) + novō, the ablative singular of novus (“‘new’”).

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