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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 from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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