Definitions for innovativeˈɪn əˌveɪ tɪv

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

in•no•va•tiveˈɪn əˌveɪ tɪv(adj.)

  1. tending to innovate or characterized by innovation.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. advanced, forward-looking, innovative, modern(adj)

    ahead of the times

    "the advanced teaching methods"; "had advanced views on the subject"; "a forward-looking corporation"; "is British industry innovative enough?"

  2. innovative, innovational, groundbreaking(adj)

    being or producing something like nothing done or experienced or created before

    "stylistically innovative works"; "innovative members of the artistic community"; "a mind so innovational, so original"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. innovative(adjective)ˈɪn əˌveɪ tɪv

    new and useful

    an innovative method for fighting drug addiction

  2. innovativeˈɪn əˌveɪ tɪv

    able to think of new and useful things

    an innovative thinker


  1. innovative(Adjective)

    Characterized by the creation of new ideas or things

  2. innovative(Adjective)

    Forward looking; ahead of current thinking

Webster Dictionary

  1. Innovative(adj)

    characterized by, or introducing, innovations

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'innovative' in Adjectives Frequency: #1029

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