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cre·a·tive

 (krē-ā′tĭv)
adj.
1. Having the ability or power to create: Human beings are creative animals.
2. Productive; creating.
3. Characterized by originality and expressiveness; imaginative: creative writing.
n.
One who displays productive originality: the creatives in the advertising department.

cre·a′tive·ly adv.
cre′a·tiv′i·ty (-ĭ-tē), cre·a′tive·ness n.
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cre•a•tiv•i•ty

(ˌkri eɪˈtɪv ɪ ti, ˌkri ə-)

n.
1. the state or quality of being creative.
2. the ability to create meaningful new forms, etc.; originality.
3. the process of using creative ability.
[1870–75]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.creativity - the ability to createcreativity - the ability to create    
ability, power - possession of the qualities (especially mental qualities) required to do something or get something done; "danger heightened his powers of discrimination"
fecundity, fruitfulness - the intellectual productivity of a creative imagination
flight - passing above and beyond ordinary bounds; "a flight of fancy"; "flights of rhetoric"; "flights of imagination"
wizardry, genius - exceptional creative ability
imagination, imaginativeness, vision - the formation of a mental image of something that is not perceived as real and is not present to the senses; "popular imagination created a world of demons"; "imagination reveals what the world could be"
invention, excogitation, innovation, conception, design - the creation of something in the mind
cleverness, ingeniousness, ingenuity, inventiveness - the power of creative imagination
divergent thinking, out-of-the-box thinking - thinking that moves away in diverging directions so as to involve a variety of aspects and which sometimes lead to novel ideas and solutions; associated with creativity
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creativity

noun imagination, talent, inspiration, productivity, fertility, ingenuity, originality, inventiveness, cleverness, fecundity American art reached a peak of creativity in the 50's and 60's.
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creativity

noun
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Translations
قُدرة الْخَلق والأبداع
tvořivost
kreativitet
luovuus
kreativnost
alkotóképesség
sköpunargáfa
創造性
kreatywność
creativitate
tvorivosť
ustvarjalnost
yaratıcılık

creativity

[ˌkriːeɪˈtɪvɪtɪ] Ncreatividad f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

creativity

[ˌkriːeɪˈtɪvɪti] ncréativité f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

creativity

nschöpferische Begabung or Kraft; (of person also, of approach, attitude)Kreativität f
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creativity

[ˌkriːeɪˈtɪvɪtɪ] ncreatività
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

create

(kriˈeit) verb
1. to cause to exist; to make. How was the earth created?; The circus created great excitement.
2. to give (a rank etc to). Sir John was created a knight in 1958.
creˈation noun
1. the act of creating. the creation of the world.
2. something created. The dress designer is showing his latest creations.
creˈative (-tiv) adjective
having or showing the power and imagination to create. a creative dress-designer.
creˈatively adverb
creˈativeness noun
ˌcreaˈtivity (kriːə-) noun
creˈator noun
a person who creates.
the Creator
God.
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