Definition of innovative in English:

innovative

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Pronunciation: /ˈɪnəvətɪv
 
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adjective

1(Of a product, idea, etc.) featuring new methods; advanced and original: innovative designs innovative ways to help unemployed people
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  • But he said the firm's success was as much due to its approach as its innovative product.
  • I am used to selling new and innovative products to business customers and consumers.
  • Their success is based on innovative products and the confidence to break the rules.
1.1(Of a person) introducing new ideas; original and creative in thinking: writers who are now viewed as innovative
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  • They were innovative at the time and a lot of people warned me that the idea would not work.
  • A great shame, because he was very innovative, but yeah, we think he's lost it now.
  • For example, they have a great love for all forms of new technology and they are innovative.
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innovatively

adverb
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  • Language study can relate to the way New Zealanders use English innovatively.
  • The Mexican government has begun innovatively using the Internet to give citizens more access.
  • Some South Asian countries have responded innovatively to control the harm caused by tobacco.

innovativeness

noun
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  • According to Lee besides economic variables a country's culture also has an important role in determining national innovativeness.
  • Similar to previous diffusion studies, innovativeness plays a critical role in predicting consumer adoption of new media technologies.
  • Another important demographic variable, innovativeness, was found to be significant statistically.

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