innovative

[ in-uh-vey-tiv ]
/ ˈɪn əˌveɪ tɪv /

adjective

tending to innovate, or introduce something new or different; characterized by innovation.

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Origin of innovative

First recorded in 1600–10; innovate + -ive

OTHER WORDS FROM innovative

in·no·va·tive·ly, adverbin·no·va·tive·ness, nounun·in·no·va·tive, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for innovative

innovative
/ (ˈɪnəˌveɪtɪv) /

adjective

using or showing new methods, ideas, etc
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