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English definition of “invention”

invention

noun     /ɪnˈvenʃən/
[C] a product or a way of doing something which has never been made or never existed before: Turning an invention from an idea into a money-making product is a long job. a new inventions
[U] the process of creating something that has never been made or never existed before: the invention of sth The company claims that this is the most important development since the invention of the printing press.
(Definition of invention noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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