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1. innovation

noun. ['ˌɪnəˈveɪʃən, ˌɪnoʊˈveɪʃən'] a creation (a new device or process) resulting from study and experimentation.

Synonyms

  • invention

Antonyms

  • deactivation
  • middle

Etymology

  • innovatio (Latin)
  • -atio (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Innovation

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

Example sentences of the word innovation


1. Noun, singular or mass
One part of the market is manufacture and application; the other is innovation.

Quotes containing the word innovation


1. Learning and innovation go hand in hand. The arrogance of success is to think that what you did yesterday will be sufficient for tomorrow.
- William Pollard

2. Without tradition, art is a flock of sheep without a shepherd. Without innovation, it is a corpse.
- Winston Churchill

3. The five essential entrepreneurial skills for success: Concentration, Discrimination, Organization, Innovation and Communication.
- Harold S. Geneen

2. innovation

noun. ['ˌɪnəˈveɪʃən, ˌɪnoʊˈveɪʃən'] the creation of something in the mind.

Synonyms

  • concoction
  • design
  • creativeness
  • conception
  • creative thinking
  • invention
  • contrivance
  • excogitation

Antonyms

  • end
  • death
  • closing
  • trade edition

Etymology

  • innovatio (Latin)
  • -atio (Latin)

3. innovation

noun. ['ˌɪnəˈveɪʃən, ˌɪnoʊˈveɪʃən'] the act of starting something for the first time; introducing something new.

Synonyms

  • paternity
  • institution
  • foundation
  • beginning
  • introduction
  • commencement
  • authorship
  • founding
  • instauration
  • initiation
  • origination
  • start

Antonyms

  • natural object
  • inactivity
  • artifact
  • ending

Etymology

  • innovatio (Latin)
  • -atio (Latin)
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