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invention /ɪnˈvenʃən/ noun

جعل ، اختراع ، ابتکار ، قانون ـ فقه: اختراع ، روانشناسی: ابداع
- creation, brainchild (informal), contraption, contrivance, design, device, discovery, gadget, instrument
- creativity, genius, imagination, ingenuity, inventiveness, originality, resourcefulness
- fiction, fabrication, falsehood, fantasy, forgery, lie, untruth, yarn
Related Words: concoction, contraption, innovation, novelty, creation, opus, original

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

invention /ɪnˈvenʃən/ noun
[Word Family: noun: invention, inventiveness, inventor; verb: invent, reinvent; adverb: inventively; adjective: inventive]

1. [countable] a useful machine, tool, instrument etc that has been invented:
The dishwasher is a wonderful invention.

2. [uncountable] the act of inventing something:
The invention of the computer has revolutionized the business world.

3. [uncountable and countable] a story, explanation etc that is not true:
They subsequently admitted that the story was pure invention.

4. [uncountable] the ability to think of new and clever ideas:
With such powers of invention, he should get a job easily.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

I. 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.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

II. untrue story
ADJ. pure Most of what he says is pure invention!
PHRASES power/powers of invention His powers of invention are somewhat limited.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

BAD: Recent inventions in medicine have helped to reduce the rate of infant mortality.
GOOD: Recent advances in medicine have helped to reduce the rate of infant mortality.

Usage Note:
When you are talking about the development of new ideas or techniques that have a good effect, use advance/breakthrough/discovery : 'This new treatment could be the breakthrough that cancer patients have been waiting for.'

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Common Errors

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TahlilGaran : دیکشنری آنلاین تحلیلگران (معنی invention) | علیرضا معتمد , دیکشنری تحلیلگران , وب اپلیکیشن , تحلیلگران , دیکشنری , آنلاین , آیفون , IOS , آموزش مجازی 4.82 : 2215
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