invention noun

1 new thing

ADJ. latest, new | modern | brilliant, ingenious, wonderful | successful

VERB + INVENTION come up with, design | patent, register He failed to patent his invention and never made a penny from it.

2 untrue story

ADJ. pure Most of what he says is pure invention!

PHRASES power/powers of invention His powers of invention are somewhat limited.

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