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Meaning of “ingenious” in the English Dictionary

"ingenious" in British English

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ingeniousadjective

uk   us   /ɪnˈdʒiː.ni.əs/
ingeniously
adverb uk   us   /-li/
The ​umbrella was ingeniously ​devised to ​fold up into ​yourpocket.
(Definition of ingenious from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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ingeniousadjective

 us   /ɪnˈdʒin·jəs/
(of a ​person) ​skilled at ​inventing new ​ways to do something, esp. to ​solveproblems, or (of ​ideas or things) ​original, and ​showing esp. the ​ability to ​solveproblems: an ingenious ​engineer/​songwriter She ​devised an ingenious ​solution to the ​problem.
(Definition of ingenious from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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