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  Definition of Innovation
  1. the act of starting something for the first time; introducing something new; "she looked forward to her initiation as an adult"; "the foundation of a new scientific society"; "he regards the fork as a modern introduction"
  2. a creation (a new device or process) resulting from study and experimentation
  3. the creation of something in the mind
Similar Words: initiation, founding, foundation, institution, origination, creation, introduction, instauration, invention, excogitation, conception, design

 

Hyponyms: authorship, paternity, concoction, contrivance

 

Derivational Morphology: introduce, innovate, create, originate, arise, rise, develop, uprise, spring up, grow, initiate, start, establish, found, plant, constitute, institute, commit, institutionalize, institutionalise, send, charge, set up, launch, pioneer, design, plan, project, contrive, gestate, conceive, conceptualize, conceptualise, invent, devise, excogitate, formulate, forge

 

Anagrams: titivation, invitation

 

Language Translations:
Chinese: 革新   Danish: innovation  
Dutch: innovatie   Finnish: innovaatio  
French: innovation   German: Innovation  
Hungarian: innováció   Italian: innovazione  
Norwegian: innovasjon   Portuguese: inovação  
Russian: нововведение   Spanish: innovación  
Turkish: inovasyon   Ukrainian: іновація  
 
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