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inventive 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Adjective
/inˈventiv/,
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(of a person) Having the ability to create or design new things or to think originally,
  1. (of a person) Having the ability to create or design new things or to think originally
    • - she is the most inventive painter around
  2. (of a product, process, action, etc.) Showing creativity or original thought
    • - methods of communication during the war were diverse and inventive

  1. imaginative: (used of persons or artifacts) marked by independence and creativity in thought or action; "an imaginative use of material"; "the invention of the knitting frame by another ingenious English clergyman"- Lewis Mumford; "an ingenious device"; "had an inventive turn of mind"; " ...
  2. (inventively) in an inventive manner; "Picasso's liberated shapes and excitingly applied and inventively combined colours"
  3. (inventiveness) the power of creative imagination
  4. An invention is a new composition, device, or process. An invention may be derived from a pre-existing model or idea, or it could be independently conceived in which case it may be a radical breakthrough. ...
  5. of, or relating to invention; creative, or skilful at inventing
  6. (Inventiveness) To be patentable, an invention must be a development or an improvement that would not have been obvious beforehand to workers of average skill in the technology involved.
  7. apt at inventing, devising, or contriving