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"create" in British English

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createverb

uk   us   /kriˈeɪt/
  • create verb (MAKE)

B1 [T] to make something new, or ​invent something: Charles Schulz created the ​characters "Snoopy" and "Charlie Brown". The ​Bible says that ​God created the ​world. He created a ​wonderfulmeal from very few ​ingredients. It's ​important to create a good ​impression when you ​meet a new ​client.

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(Definition of create from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"create" in American English

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createverb [T]

 us   /kriˈeɪt/
to ​cause something to ​exist, or to make something new or ​imaginative: He created some of the most ​magnificentworks of ​artever made. The new ​hotel is ​expected to create 200 ​jobs.
(Definition of create from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"create" in Business English

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createverb [T]

uk   us   /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 ​investmentstrategies.
to make something new, especially to ​invent something: In 1991, McCahill and his researchers created an ​easy way to ​navigate the ​internet and ​findinformation 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 from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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