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English definition of “create”

create

verb [T]     /kriˈeɪt/
to make something exist: create problems/responsibilitiescreate jobs/opportunities, etc. The new development will create hundreds of jobs in the area.create money/wealth We'll help you create wealth using tried-and-tested investment strategies.
to make something new, especially to invent something: In 1991, McCahill and his researchers created an easy way to navigate the internet and find information on it, known as 'Gopher'.
to form a new company, etc.: There are strict guidelines to be followed when you are creating a new company.
(Definition of create verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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