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inventive

Pronunciation: /ɪnˈventɪv/

Translation of inventive in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 (original) ingenioso, lleno de inventiva she is very inventive o has an inventive mind tiene mucha inventiva or imaginación you'll have to be inventive tendrás que usar tu inventiva or imaginación
    Example sentences
    • Those scissors remind me of the creative inventive and resourceful things my mother did.
    • Liam is a bright and talented lad, and he and his friends already run inventive scams to get money.
    • The company has a reputation for inventive adaptations, ingenious design and musical innovation.
    1.2 (relating to invention) [formal] (before noun/delante del nombre) inventive skills/faculties inventiva (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • Even as the game slid away from Hibs in the second half, they were inventive enough to create two clear scoring opportunities.
    • Stone uses his gifts as a scenarist to create a unique, inventive uplifting story.
    • Their mistake was in putting too much faith in the law and too little in their own ability to be inventive.

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