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innovation

noun
 
 
/ˌɪnəʊˈveɪʃən/
[C] a new idea, design, product, etc.: innovations in sth recent innovations in technology Product innovations lead to an increase in effective demand which encourages an increase in investment and employment.
[U] the development of new products, designs, or ideas: He says universities should work with the private sector to foster innovation and entrepreneurship. financial/organizational/technological innovation Their success lies in combining an effective innovation process with superior product concept. →  See also product innovation
Translations of “innovation”
in Arabic ابتِكار, تَجديد…
in Korean 혁신…
in Malaysian pembaharuan…
in French innovation…
in Turkish yenilik, buluş…
in Italian innovazione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 新觀念, 新方法, (新觀念或方法的)創造,使用…
in Russian нововведение, новшество…
in Polish innowacja, nowość…
in Vietnamese đổi mới…
in Spanish innovación…
in Portuguese inovação…
in Thai นวัตกรรม…
in German die Neuerung…
in Catalan innovació…
in Japanese 革新…
in Indonesian inovasi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 新观念, 新方法, (新观念或方法的)创造,使用…
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