inventverb [ T ]uk /ɪnˈvent/ us /ɪnˈvent/
invent verb [ T ] (NEW DESIGN)
- I wish someone would invent an everlasting light bulb.
- Pneumatic tyres were invented in 1888 by John Dunlop.
- Gas lamps became obsolete when electric lighting was invented.
- He has invented a wholly factitious story about his past.
- She tried to save face by inventing a story about being overseas at the time.
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