novel

novel
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noun
ADJECTIVE
hardback, hardcover (esp. AmE), paperback
debut
first, second, etc.

a prize for the best first novel of the year

latest, new, recent
unfinished, unpublished
good, great

One day I'm going to write the great American novel.

original
acclaimed

his critically acclaimed novel

famous
classic
literary
best-selling, popular
dime (AmE, old-fashioned), pulp, trashy
contemporary, modern
19th-century, Victorian
adult, children's
autobiographical
adventure, comic, epic, epistolary, graphic, historical, romantic, satirical

Samuel Richardson's novels are all epistolary in form.

fantasy, gothic, horror, sci-fi, science-fiction
crime, detective, mystery, spy
… OF A NOVEL
copy

I took a copy of a Graham Greene novel on the train with me.

VERB + NOVEL
produce, write
publish
read
complete, finish

She completed her first novel at the age of 53.

inspire

the events that inspired the novel

translate
adapt

the process of adapting the novel for television

review
NOVEL + VERB
be based on sth

The novel was based on a true life story.

be set, take place

The novel was set in a small town in France.

PREPOSITION
novel about

a novel about growing up

{{Roman}}II.{{/Roman}}
adj.
VERBS
be, sound

The plan sounded rather novel.

ADVERB
extremely, fairly, very, etc.
completely, totally, etc.
relatively
essentially
Novel is used with these nouns: ↑approach, ↑concept, ↑context, ↑feature, ↑finding, ↑idea, ↑insight, ↑method, ↑phenomenon, ↑situation, ↑type

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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См. также в других словарях:

  • Novel — Novel …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Novel — Nov el, a. [OF. novel, nuvel, F. nouvel, nouveau, L. novellus, dim. of novus new. See {New}.] Of recent origin or introduction; not ancient; new; hence, out of the ordinary course; unusual; strange; surprising. [1913 Webster] Note: In civil law,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Novel — Escudo …   Wikipedia Español

  • Novel — Nov el, n. [F. nouvelle. See {Novel}, a.] 1. That which is new or unusual; a novelty. [1913 Webster] 2. pl. News; fresh tidings. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Some came of curiosity to hear some novels. Latimer. [1913 Webster] 3. A fictitious tale or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • novel — I adjective alien, anomalous, bizarre, different, distinctive, eccentric, exceptional, extraordinary, foreign, fresh, innovative, inusitate, irregular, modern, neoteric, neoterical, new, newly come, nonconformist, novus, odd, original, peculiar,… …   Law dictionary

  • novel — ‘Que se estrena en una actividad’: «Marta lloraba, reía y suspiraba sola, como un padre novel en la antesala del paritorio» (Longares Romanticismo [Esp. 2001]). Es voz aguda: [nobél]. No es correcta la forma llana ⊕ nóvel. No debe confundirse con …   Diccionario panhispánico de dudas

  • novel — adjetivo,sustantivo masculino y femenino 1. Que acaba de empezar en una actividad o profesión: La autora de este libro es una escritora novel, pero de cierta fama. Pepe es novel, pero no conduce mal …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • novel — [näv′əl] adj. [ME novell < OFr novel < L novellus, dim. of novus, NEW] new and unusual; esp., being the first of its kind n. [It novella < L neut. pl. of novellus (see NOVEL the adj. ), hence, orig., new things, news] 1. Obs. NOVELLA… …   English World dictionary

  • novel — [adj] new, original at cutting edge*, atypical, avant garde, breaking new ground*, contemporary, different, far cry*, fresh, funky*, innovative, just out*, modernistic, neoteric, newfangled, new fashioned, now*, odd, offbeat, peculiar, rare,… …   New thesaurus

  • novel — (Del cat. novell, nuevo). adj. Que comienza a practicar un arte o una profesión, o tiene poca experiencia en ellos. U. t. c. s.) ☛ V. caballero novel …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • novel — Ⅰ. novel [1] ► NOUN ▪ a fictitious prose narrative of book length. ORIGIN from Italian novella storia new story . Ⅱ. novel [2] ► ADJECTIVE ▪ interestingly new or unusual …   English terms dictionary


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