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v. in·no·vat·ed, in·no·vat·ing, in·no·vates
To begin or introduce (something new) for the first time.
To begin or introduce something new.

[French innover, from Old French, from Latin innovāre, innovāt-, to renew : in-, intensive pref.; see in-2 + novāre, to make new (from novus, new; see newo- in Indo-European roots).]

in′no·va′tor n.
in′no·va·to′ry (-və-tôr′ē) adj.
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Characterized by or productive of new things or new ideas:


[ˈɪnəʊˌveɪtərɪ] ADJ (Brit) → innovador
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The meeting also approved by-laws and courses, innovatory research and time frame for the scholars.
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Hence, frequent lyrical outbursts or specifying notions in a completely new, profound and innovatory spirit.
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The projects DCNS is going to develop jointly with Ifremer will enable us to propose innovatory solutions that meet customer needs in the naval defence or energy sectors.
To date, the label has issued six discs featuring Czech film music, with the centre of gravity being the 196os and twos, a period which in cultural terms we Czechs recall with nostalgia and with a certain degree of idealisation of a "golden era" during which, the Communist regime notwithstanding, bold and innovatory works were created.
The people considered the proposition, for it would be innovatory to replace the corpse.
We hope that the variety of topics and their important issues will attract readers' attention and will encourage to apply educological and language teaching innovatory methods.