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innovation

noun
     
in‧no‧va‧tion W3
1 [countable] a new idea, method, or invention
innovation in
recent innovations in English teaching
2 [uncountable] the introduction of new ideas or methods:
We must encourage innovation if the company is to remain competitive.
innovation in
We need to encourage innovation in industry.
Many people feel bewildered by the speed of technological innovation.

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