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  Definition of Invention
  1. the act of inventing
  2. a creation (a new device or process) resulting from study and experimentation
  3. the creation of something in the mind
Similar Words: innovation, excogitation, conception, design

 

Hyponyms: neologism, neology, coinage, devisal, contrivance, concoction

 

Derivational Morphology: fabricate, manufacture, cook up, make up, invent, contrive, devise, excogitate, formulate, forge, introduce, innovate, design, plan, project, gestate, conceive, conceptualize, conceptualise

 

Language Translations:
Dutch: uitvinding   Finnish: keksintö  
French: invention   German: Erfindung  
Greek: εφεύρεση   Hebrew: המצאה  
Hungarian: találmány   Italian: invenzione  
Lithuanian: išradimas   Polish: wynalazek  
Portuguese: invenção   Romanian: invenţie  
Slovene: izum   Spanish: invención  
Turkish: icat   Urdu: ایجاد  
 
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