Sunday, January 01, 2012
Definitions for novation
- The introduction of something new; innovation.
- Law. The substitution of a new obligation for an old one, usually by the substitution of a new debtor or of a new creditor.
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Citations for novation
Everything seems to suggest that his discourse proceeds according to a two-term dialectic: popular opinion and its contrary, Doxa and paradox, the stereotype and the novation, fatigue and freshness, relish and disgust: I like/I don't like.
The Text is a little like a score of this new kind: it solicits from the reader a practical collaboration. A great novation this, for who executes the work?
Origin of novation
Novation comes directly from the Latin word novātiōn which meant "a renewing." Its roots are novāre which means "to renew" and the suffix -ion which denotes an action, as in creation or fusion.