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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
Translations of “invention”
in Korean 발명품, 발명…
in Arabic مُختَرَع, مُختَرِع…
in Portuguese invenção, invento…
in Catalan invent, invenció…
in Japanese 発明品, 発明…
in Italian invenzione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 創造, 發明,創造…
in Russian изобретение…
in Turkish icat, buluş…
in Chinese (Simplified) 创造, 发明,创造…
in Polish wynalazek, wynalezienie…
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