01. He designed an [innovative] new computer program which has been sold to a company which makes computer games.
02. Bill Gates' continued efforts to [innovate] and change have helped to keep Microsoft at the top of the computer world.
03. The accompaniment of a string quartet to the Beatles' song "Yesterday" was considered a real musical [innovation] in its time.
04. Recent [innovations] in video technology, such as DVDs, have resulted in a much higher quality of picture on the home television screen.
05. Andy Warhol was a highly [innovative] artist in his time.
06. The [innovative] design of the iMac was successful in dramatically increasing sales of Apple Computers.
07. Bennetton's [innovative] advertising techniques brought them a great deal of attention, both positive and negative.
08. Woody Allen once said that if you're not failing every now and again, it's a sign you're not doing anything very [innovative].
09. Robert Reich once said that a leader is someone who steps back from the entire system, and tries to build a more collaborative, more [innovative] system that will work over the long term.
10. Mike Vance once observed that [innovation] is the creation of the new, or the re-arranging of the old in a new way.
11. Built during the reign of Hadrian, the Pantheon has been described as the most [innovative] Roman temple of ancient times.
12. Inadequate leisure time can be seen as a limiting factor that prevents [innovation] and experimentation.
13. Interactive video discs are a very recent technological [innovation] for language learning.
14. Pachacuti was the most [innovative] and important of the Incan Emperors, and is said to have designed and built the city of Cuzco.
15. A recent [innovation] in technology in Switzerland is a wristwatch that is less than one millimeter in thickness.
16. [Innovative] strategies are emerging for safeguarding giant pandas and their habitat in China while maintaining the livelihoods of local people.
17. The city of Florence played host to a brilliant period of artistic [innovation] near the beginning of the seventeenth century.
18. Musical [innovations] in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries strongly affected the previously conservative category of sacred music.

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