Meaning of “creation” in the English Dictionary

"creation" in British English

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creationnoun [ C or U ]

uk /kriˈeɪ.ʃən/ us /kriˈeɪ.ʃən/

B2 the act of creating something, or the thing that is created:

the creation of a new political party
Their policies all emphasize the creation of wealth.
This 25-foot-high sculpture is her latest creation.
The fashion magazines were full of the latest Paris creations (= fashionable new clothes).

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  • The president has promised a new constitution and the creation of democratic power structures.
  • The creation of independent states has led to a resurgence of nationalism.
  • We sent her a copy of the book in acknowledgment of her part in its creation.
  • These battles led to the creation of new kingdoms.
  • She was responsible for the creation of a new charity.

the Creationnoun [ S ]

uk /kriˈeɪ.ʃən/ us /kriˈeɪ.ʃən/

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

"creation" in American English

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creationnoun [ C/U ]

us /kriˈeɪ·ʃən/

In the Bible, (the) Creation is the making of the world by God.

A creation is something that is made:

[ C ] The fashion magazine had photos of the latest Paris creations.

(Definition of “creation” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"creation" in Business English

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creationnoun [ U, C ]

uk /kriˈeɪʃən/ us

the act or process of making, producing, or building something, or something that has been made, built, or produced:

the creation of wealth
Some local people are protesting at the creation of a national park in the county.
The government should be concentrating on job creation , not on cutting benefits for the unemployed.

(Definition of “creation” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)