[noh-vey-shuh n] /noʊˈveɪ ʃən/
Law. the substitution of a new obligation for an old one, usually by the substitution of a new debtor or of a new creditor.
the introduction of something new; innovation.
(law) the substitution of a new obligation for an old one by mutual agreement between the parties, esp of one debtor or creditor for another
an obsolete word for innovation
“replacement of an old obligation by a new one,” 1530s, from Latin novationem (nominative novatio) “a making new, renewal,” noun of action from past participle stem of novare “make new,” from novus “new” (see new).
[nuh-vah-toh] /nəˈvɑ toʊ/ noun 1. a city in W California, N of San Francisco.
[noh-vuh-yuh zem-lee-ah; Russian naw-vuh-yuh zyim-lyah] /ˈnoʊ və yə ˌzɛm liˈɑ; Russian ˈnɔ və yə zyɪmˈlyɑ/ noun 1. two large islands in the Arctic Ocean, N of and belonging to the Russian Federation. 35,000 sq. mi. (90,650 sq. km). /Russian ˈnɔvəjə zɪmˈlja/ noun 1. an archipelago in the Arctic Ocean, off the NE coast of Russia: […]
[nov-uh l] /ˈnɒv əl/ noun 1. a fictitious prose narrative of considerable length and complexity, portraying characters and usually presenting a sequential organization of action and scenes. 2. (formerly) (def 1). [nov-uh l] /ˈnɒv əl/ adjective 1. of a new kind; different from anything seen or known before: a novel idea. [nov-uh l] /ˈnɒv əl/ […]
/ˌnɒvəˈliːz/ noun 1. (derogatory) a style of writing characteristic of poor novels