- 1The action or process of innovating: innovation is crucial to the continuing success of any organizationMore example sentences
change, alteration, revolution, upheaval, transformation, metamorphosis, reorganization, restructuring, rearrangement, recasting, remodelling, renovation, restyling, variation; new measures, new methods, new devices, novelty, newness, unconventionality, modernization, modernism; a break with tradition, a shift of emphasis, a departure, a change of direction• informal a shake upNorth American • informal a shakedown• humorous transmogrification
- An alliance allows its partners to speed up the processes of innovation and market expansion.
- The Eighties were the decade of innovation and novelty in frozen and processed foods.
- Scotland has a very proud record for biotech developments and innovation.
- 1.1 [count noun] A new method, idea, product, etc.: technological innovations designed to save energyMore example sentences
- He was always open to new ideas and innovations and increasingly his life became the canvas on which he plotted his art.
- Take a look back at some of the events, ideas and innovations that brought us here.
- Any nation with such a result will never catch up with the latest technological innovations.
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- It fills this role, in part, because it is a general-purpose technology one of a small number of drastic innovations that creates innovational complementarities that increase productivity in a downstream sector.
- It was an innovational approach to solving problems and moving beyond the established and suitable restrictions of common usage.
- In addition, a glimpse of an innovational approach is given which will revolutionize handling of such compounds in the future.
late Middle English: from Latin innovatio(n-), from the verb innovare (see innovate).