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Adjective: innovative  'i-nu,vey-tiv [N. Amer], i-nu-vu-tiv [Brit]
  1. Ahead of the times
    "is British industry innovative enough?";
    - advanced, forward-looking, modern, forward-thinking
  2. Being or producing something like nothing done or experienced or created before
    "stylistically innovative works"; "innovative members of the artistic community";
    - innovational, groundbreaking, innovatory, path-breaking

See also: original, progressive

Encyclopedia: Innovative