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English definition of “novel”

novel

adjective     /ˈnɒv.əl/ US  /ˈnɑː.vəl/
new and original, not like anything seen before: a novel idea/suggestion Keeping a sheep in the garden is a novel way of keeping the grass short!NewModern and fashionable
(Definition of novel adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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