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in·ven·tive

 (ĭn-vĕn′tĭv)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or characterized by invention.
2. Adept or skillful at inventing; creative.

in·ven′tive·ly adv.
in·ven′tive·ness n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.inventiveness - the power of creative imaginationinventiveness - the power of creative imagination  
creative thinking, creativeness, creativity - the ability to create
resourcefulness, imagination, resource - the ability to deal resourcefully with unusual problems; "a man of resource"
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inventiveness

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inventiveness

noun
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Translations
القُدْرَه على الإخْتِراع
vynalézavost
opfindsomhed
hugvitssemi
icat yeteneğiyaratıcılık

inventiveness

[ɪnˈventɪvnɪs] Ninventiva f, ingenio m
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inventiveness

[ɪnˈvɛntɪvnɪs] ninventivité f
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inventiveness

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inventiveness

[ɪnˈvɛntɪvnɪs] ninventiva
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invent

(inˈvent) verb
1. to be the first person to make or use (eg a machine, method etc). Who invented the microscope?; When was printing invented?
2. to make up or think of (eg an excuse or story). I'll have to invent some excuse for not going with him.
inˈvention (-ʃən) noun
1. the act of inventing or the ability to invent. He had great powers of invention.
2. something invented. What a marvellous invention the sewing-machine was!
inˈventive (-tiv) adjective
good at inventing. an inventive mind.
inˈventiveness noun
inˈventor noun
a person who invents. Alexander Graham Bell was the inventor of the telephone.
see also discover.
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