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novelty

noun
 
 
/ˈnɒvəlti/
QUALITY [U] the quality of being new or unusual: The fashion industry relies on novelty, and photographers are always looking for new faces.NewModern and fashionable
NEW THING [C] an object, event, or experience that is new or unusual: Tourists are still a novelty on this remote island.NewModern and fashionable
CHEAP TOY [C] a cheap toy or unusual object, often given as a giftToys and dolls
(Definition of novelty from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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