French translation of 'novel'
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He actually gave her some of his stories to read, and part of a novel he was working on.ABOUT THE AUTHOR (2002)
He's written a history of the romantic novel, from Pamela to the present day.DEATH IN PURPLE PROSE (2002)
The computer wasn't even a strange or new or novel innovation.BEHINDLINGS (2002)
Adam went over to the desk where Kenny was reading a paperback science-fiction novel.LOST SUMMER (2002)
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'novel' in Other Languages
British English: novel /ˈnɒvl/ NOUN
A novel is a book containing a long story about imaginary people and events.
...a novel by a famous author.
- American English: novel
- Arabic: رِوَايَةٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: romance
- Chinese: 小说
- Croatian: roman
- Czech: román
- Danish: roman
- Dutch: roman
- European Spanish: novela
- Finnish: romaani kirja
- French: roman
- German: Roman
- Greek: μυθιστόρημα
- Italian: romanzo
- Japanese: 小説
- Korean: 소설
- Norwegian: roman
- Polish: powieść
- European Portuguese: romance
- Romanian: roman
- Russian: роман литературное произведение
- Spanish: novela
- Swedish: roman
- Thai: นิยาย
- Turkish: roman
- Ukrainian: роман
- Vietnamese: tiểu thuyết
British English: novel ADJECTIVE
Novel things are new and different from anything that has been done, experienced, or made before.
Protesters found a novel way of demonstrating against steeply rising oil prices.
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