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imagination

noun
 
 
/ɪˌmædʒɪˈneɪʃən/
MIND [C] B1 the part of your mind that creates ideas or pictures of things that are not real or that you have not seen: [usually singular] There's nothing out here - it's just your imagination.Mind and personalityScience of psychology and psychoanalysis
ABILITY [U] B1 the ability to create ideas or pictures in your mind: The job needs someone with creativity and imagination. →  See also not by any stretch of the imagination Imagining and conceiving
Translations of “imagination”
in Korean 상상, 상상력…
in Arabic تَخَيُّل, خَيال…
in Portuguese imaginação…
in Catalan imaginació…
in Japanese 想像力, 想像…
in Italian immaginazione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 想像力, 幻覺, 幻想…
in Russian воображение…
in Turkish hayal, zihin, kafa…
in Chinese (Simplified) 想象力, 幻觉, 幻想…
in Polish wyobraźnia…
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