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innovative

[in-uh-vey-tiv] /ˈɪn əˌveɪ tɪv/
adjective
1.
tending to innovate, or introduce something new or different; characterized by innovation.
Origin of innovative
1600-1610
1600-10; innovate + -ive
Related forms
innovatively, adverb
innovativeness, noun
uninnovative, adjective
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innovative

/ˈɪnəˌveɪtɪv/
adjective
1.
using or showing new methods, ideas, etc
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Word Origin and History for innovative
adj.

1806 (with an isolated use from c.1600), from innovate + -ive. Related: Innovatively; innovativeness.

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