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1 something (as a device) created for the first time through the use of the imagination

  • his clever invention made peopleʼs lives easier
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2 something that is the product of the imagination

  • unsurprisingly, the story about being kidnapped by aliens was pure invention
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3 the ability to form mental images of things that either are not physically present or have never been conceived or created by others

  • a writer with great invention, she is able to create on the page worlds that donʼt exist but certainly seem like they could
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4 the skill and imagination to create new things

  • a person of seemingly endless invention, Thomas Edison held a world-record 1,093 patents
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