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: having the quality of something created rather than imitated : imaginative
the creative arts
: managed so as to get around legal or conventional limits
also : deceptively arranged so as to conceal or defraud
: creative activity or the material produced by it especially in advertising
Adjective She's a very creative person. She has one of the most creative minds in the business. They've come up with some creative new ways to make money. a creative solution to a difficult problem He teaches creative writing at the university. the first step in the creative process It turns out that the company's report of record profits last year was due to some creative accounting. See More
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AdjectiveEmployees will also enjoy free fair tickets, flexible hours, and an easy online application process at SDFair.com/jobs. Credit union earns video awards San Diego County Credit Union was recently recognized with six 2022 Viddy Awards honoring creative excellence in the digital world. —Laura Groch, San Diego Union-Tribune, 28 May 2023 Tina also felt that their musical collaboration had been defined by his creative limitations. —Tina Turner Bet, Vulture, 26 May 2023 Doja opened up about her creative process to Insider at a Patrón El Cielo launch part on Wednesday (May 24). —Rania Aniftos, Billboard, 26 May 2023 But earlier this year, during a trip to New York City, I was reminded of its awesomeness through some creative variations on the theme. —Karla Walsh, Better Homes & Gardens, 26 May 2023 But for those who prefer a more creative means to the summit, there’s Alton Weagle Day, an event that encourages campy flair. —Steven Porter, BostonGlobe.com, 26 May 2023 Lee, a Rutgers University graduate, was a senior creative producer at Splice, a digital music platform, Variety reported. —Marlene Lenthang, NBC News, 26 May 2023 Second novels are notoriously difficult, from both a commercial and a creative standpoint. —E.a. Aymar, Washington Post, 25 May 2023 Vegas will have to keep an eye on what’s happening nationally because they could be surpassed by promotions and creative offer packages in other states. —Chris Bumbaca, USA TODAY, 25 May 2023
NounUrban Heat captures the frustrations of trying to make it in a big city when rents only go up and the squeeze is put on creatives. —Andy O'connor, SPIN, 24 May 2023 There will also be Indigenous creatives behind the scenes, with directors Sydney Freeland and Catriona McKenzie set to helm the series, per Variety. —Erica Gonzales, ELLE, 18 May 2023 But your view seems to be that creatives need not worry so much. —Ryan Faughnder, Los Angeles Times, 16 May 2023 The duo are not the only big-name creatives to oppose studio pressure to remain behind their desk. —Christiaan Hetzner, Fortune, 8 May 2023 The energy in crowd is over the top when 90 percent of creatives are meeting up and haven’t seen each other for awhile! —George Varga, San Diego Union-Tribune, 7 May 2023 But just about everyone with skin in the game is frightened that the new era will come with far lower pay scales for creatives and profit margins for corporations. —Cynthia Littleton, Variety, 3 May 2023 The inaugural Billboard Mujeres Latinas en la Música (Billboard Latin Women in Music) — which celebrates Latin female artists, executives and creatives in the music industry — is right around the corner. —Jessica Roiz, Billboard, 3 May 2023 Seerman has worked under such renowned creatives as Waldo Fernandez and Martyn Lawrence Bullard, heading design endeavors in France, Saudi Arabia, and across the U.S. —Jessica Cherner, House Beautiful, 20 Apr. 2023 See More
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