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creative

adjective
 
 
/kriˈeɪtɪv/
producing or using original and unusual ideas: creative artist/designer/person We attract creative people who want to get involved in building companies up.creative ability/potential/talent Every member of the organization has creative potential. We felt that it was a creative solution to a difficult problem.
creatively adverb creativity noun [U]
Translations of “creative”
in Korean 창의적인…
in Arabic مُبْدِع…
in Portuguese criativo…
in Catalan creatiu, innovador…
in Japanese 独創的な…
in Italian creativo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 有創造力的, 創造性的, 有創意的…
in Russian творческий…
in Turkish yaratıcı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 有创造力的, 创造性的, 有创意的…
in Polish twórczy…
(Definition of creative adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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