inn-ovation

innovation

[in-uh-vey-shuhn]
noun
1.
something new or different introduced: numerous innovations in the high-school curriculum.
2.
the act of innovating; introduction of new things or methods.

Origin:
1540–50; < Late Latin innovātiōn- (stem of innovātiō). See innovate, -ion

innovational, adjective
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innovation (ˌɪnəˈveɪʃən)
 
n
1.  something newly introduced, such as a new method or device
2.  the act of innovating
 
inno'vational
 
adj
 
inno'vationist
 
n

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innovation
1540s, from L. innovationem, noun of action from innovare (see innovate).
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