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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.
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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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.creativeness - the ability to createcreativeness - 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
uncreativeness - a lack of creativity
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إبداعيّه، خَلْق، فَنِّيَّـه
tvůrčí schopnost
sköpunargleîi; hugvitssemi
tvorivá sila


, creativity
nschöpferische Begabung or Kraft; (of person also, of approach, attitude)Kreativität f
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(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
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There is some unsuffusing thing beyond thee, thou clear spirit, to whom all thy eternity is but time, all thy creativeness mechanical.
To examine the medieval Byzantine Karaite contribution to Jewish creativeness and culture in the fields of Hebrew grammar and philological interpretation of the Bible, Charlap focuses on three prominent Karaite scholars who were connected with Constantinople during about 250 years, from the last decades of the 11th century to the end of the second decade of the 14th century.
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The three days festival was started here Tuesday for which various activities were designed to promote the passion for reading, writing and critical thinking in students, and to inspire them to take ownership of their literary creativeness.
"Through hard work, the dream will come true that Lebanon becomes, just like late premier Rafik Hariri had wanted it to be, an icon for creativeness and excellence among the nations," the statement read.
This raised a question, is writing a mechanical function or a skill in dire need of creativeness and imagination?The thinking has been that certain skills (call them soft') cannot be taught in class and that those who excel often do so only as a result of in-born talent, leaving ordinary mortals like yours truly gasping for air.A 2007 landmark paper in the Harvard Business Review titled The Making of an Expert concluded that "consistently and overwhelmingly, experts be it writers, musicians, athletes, chess players, physicians, exceptional leaders and managers are always made, not born".
Initially, despite the inherent creativeness of fashion, it was viewed as only a commodity based on its commercial essence, while art was associated with a higher aesthetic sphere.
All entries have undergone conscientious selection by a professional judging panel and the assessment criteria include creativeness, effectiveness and overall expression.
Murtaza Jafri while addressing the successful students said that the maturity of student's work highlights the contributions made by their teachers and dedication of the University towards its students through providing them an ideal environment to groom their talents and creativeness.
I think he brings us some creativeness in the middle and ability to score us some goals.

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