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in·ven·tion

invention

 
 
pronunciation:
ihn ven shn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act or process of inventing.
The invention of the automobile changed the world.
definition 2: something that is invented.
His invention can peel apples automatically.
definition 3: something imagined or made up, such as a story or a falsehood.
I didn't believe her invention about the groundhog climbing a tree.
similar words:
fiction, tale
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