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create

verb uk   /kriˈeɪt/ us  

create verb (MAKE)

B1 [T] to make something new, or invent something: Charles Schulz created the characters "Snoopy" and "Charlie Brown". The Bible says that God created the world. He created a wonderful meal from very few ingredients. It's important to create a good impression when you meet a new client.
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create verb (BE ANGRY)

[I] UK old-fashioned to show that you are angry: If she sees you with an ice cream she'll only start creating.
Translations of “create”
in Korean -을 창출하다, 만들어 내다…
in Arabic يَخْلُق, يُبْدِع…
in French créer…
in Turkish yapmak, oluşturmak, yaratmak…
in Italian creare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 製造, 創造, 創建…
in Russian создавать…
in Polish tworzyć…
in Spanish crear, nombrar…
in Portuguese criar, produzir, inventar…
in German (er-)schaffen, ernennen zu…
in Catalan crear, produir…
in Japanese ~を作る, ~を生み出す…
in Chinese (Simplified) 制造, 创造, 创建…
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