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Translation of "invent" - English-Spanish dictionary

invent

verb /inˈvent/
to be the first person to make or use (eg a machine, method etc) inventar Who invented the microscope? When was printing invented?
to make up or think of (eg an excuse or story) inventarse I’ll have to invent some excuse for not going with him.
invention /-ʃən/ noun
something invented invento What a marvellous invention the sewing-machine was!
the act of inventing or the ability to invent invención He had great powers of invention.
inventive /-tiv/ adjective
good at inventing inventivo an inventive mind.
inventiveness noun
inventiva
inventor noun
a person who invents inventor Alexander Graham Bell was the inventor of the telephone.
see also discover.
(Definition of invent from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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