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invention

US [ɪnˈvenʃ(ə)n]
UK [ɪn'venʃ(ə)n]
  • n.发明;创造;虚构;编造
  • Web创意曲;发明物;捏造
Plural Form:inventions  
Invention
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n.
1.
[c]
发明;创造a thing or an idea that has been invented
Fax machines were a wonderful invention at the time.
传真机在当时是一项了不起的发明。
2.
[u]
发明;创造the act of inventing sth
Such changes have not been seen since the invention of the printing press.
自从发明了印刷机,这种变革还没有出现过。
3.
[c][u]
虚构;编造;虚构的故事the act of inventing a story or an idea and pretending that it is true; a story invented in this way
This story is apparently a complete invention.
这个故事显然完全是虚构的。
4.
[u]
创造力;创意the ability to have new and interesting ideas
John was full of invention─always making up new dance steps and sequences.
约翰有丰富的创造力,总能编出新的舞步和连续舞步。

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