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"inventive" in British English

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inventiveadjective

uk   /ɪnˈven.tɪv/ us   /ɪnˈven.t̬ɪv/ approving
inventively
adverb uk   /ɪnˈven.tɪv.li/ us   /ɪnˈven.t̬ɪv.li/ approving
inventiveness
noun [U] uk   /ɪnˈven.tɪv.nəs/ us   /ɪnˈven.t̬ɪv.nəs/
(Definition of inventive from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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inventiveadjective

us   /ɪnˈven·tɪv/ approving
having or showing the ability to design or create something new: He is famous for his zany, inventive books for children.
(Definition of inventive from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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