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English definition of “invention”

invention

noun [C or U] (NEW DESIGN)    /ɪnˈven.ʃən/
B1 something that has never been made before, or the process of creating something that has never been made before: The world changed rapidly after the invention of the phone. a most amazing inventionInventing, designing and innovationCreating and producing
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