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invent

US [ɪnˈvent]
UK [ɪn'vent]
  • v.发明;创造;编造;捏造
  • Web虚构;创作;发明某物
Simple Present:invents  Present Participle:inventing  Past Tense:invented  
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v.
1.
~ sth
发明;创造to produce or design sth that has not existed before
Who invented the steam engine?
谁发明了蒸汽机?
2.
~ sth
编造;捏造;虚构to say or describe sth that is not true, especially in order to trick people
What excuse did he invent this time?
他这次编了什么借口?
Many children invent an imaginary friend.
很多儿童都有一个假想朋友。

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