Novel

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Definition

a novel: a fiction book (Pride & Prejudice, 1984, Lord of The Rings, etc.)
noun
a detective novel a book about the police trying to solve a crime

novel: different, new, original, innovative
adjective
What a novel idea! I don't think anyone else has ever thought of that before!

Examples

  • "It's a classic American novel written by a man named John Steinbeck."
  • "A novel?"
  • "And he's a Sagittarius, which means that he likes indulgence, and romance novels, and new mobile phones, and gold bracelets -"
  • "The board of trustees have decided to commission a novel that will be inspired by Delavigne and its products."
  • "Horatio : Mhmm. Smells pretty good, but I prefer his next novel: 'The Subterraneans'."
  • "Moira : Umm, Brent, Jurassic Park is a Hollywood film adapted from a science fiction novel."
  • "You can store up to 200 novels on one e-book and save on paper."

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