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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)

“inventive” in American English

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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)