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Definición de “invent” en inglés

invent

verb [T] uk   /ɪnˈvent/ us  

invent verb [T] (NEW DESIGN)

B1 to design and/or create something that has never been made before: The first safety razor was invented by company founder King C. Gillette in 1903.

invent verb [T] (NOT TRUE)

B2 to create a reason, excuse, story, etc. that is not true, usually to deceive someone: But I didn't invent the story - everything I told you is true.
(Definition of invent from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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