a person or group that introduces something new or does something for the first time: He is a true pioneer and innovator who always pushes the boundaries and follows his visions.
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How to use innovator in a sentence
In fact, Piquet’s triumph laid the ground for bigger wins for the company — and for electric racing cars more broadly, as they emerge as innovators leading the automobile industry’s transition to clean energy.
That a lack of regulations might obstruct innovators like Taylor might be counterintuitive to some.Regulations could speed up, not slow down, A.I. progress | jakemeth | November 9, 2020 | Fortune
If we let Google continue its anticompetitive ways, we will lose the next wave of innovators and Americans may never get to benefit from the “next Google.”DOJ antitrust suit: Google uses contracts, market power to neutralize rivals | Greg Sterling | October 21, 2020 | Search Engine Land
Rather than a genius innovator, Salazar comes off as someone eager to spend Nike cash on the latest performance-enhancing gadgetry in order to throw whatever he can at his athletes and see what sticks.
Over the last couple of decades investors, NGOs, and innovators have been building solar-powered mini-grids to serve small communities in rural areas as a way to help close this gap.Solar mini-grids can get electricity to more Africans but regulators need to help | Yinka Adegoke | September 28, 2020 | Quartz
Mikhail Tukhachevsky, a brilliant military innovator and a Marshal of the Soviet Union, was another good friend.
The soul-funk innovator had some complex and (quite frankly) bizarre political views.James Brown, Friend of Strom Thurmond and Mentor to Al Sharpton | Asawin Suebsaeng | July 31, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Tremendous leadership, excellent manager, innovator, mother of two and cares about the future of all children.
The ordinary person does not see himself as a great innovator.
Dogme innovator Lars von Trier is one of the executive producers of A Royal Affair.
La Bruyre, though a shrewd observer, has the daring of an innovator, but always remains very guarded in his language.The 'Characters' of Jean de La Bruyre | Jean de La Bruyre
As a scene-painter, De Loutherbourg was decidedly an innovator and reformer.Art in England | Dutton Cook
Punch had always been a Tennysonian, even in the days when the Laureate was still looked upon as an innovator.Mr. Punch's History of Modern England Vol. IV of IV. | Charles L. Graves
War has ever been a disturber and innovator, always leaving after it a different world from that which existed previous to it.
Why, ferocious as our innovator is, he would just as soon drag a tigress from her's!