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adjective & adverb
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’
- ‘Both the Federal Reserve and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency recommend that Congress remove outdated barriers to de novo interstate branching.’
Latin, literally ‘from new’.
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