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English definition of “invention”

invention

noun
 
 
/ɪnˈvenʃən/
NEW THING [C] B1 something that has been designed or created for the first time: A lot of great inventions have come from America.Inventing, designing and innovationCreating and producing
MAKING NEW THINGS [U] B1 the process of designing or creating something new: the invention of printingInventing, designing and innovationCreating and producing
(Definition of invention from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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