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noun     creation pronunciation in British English
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  1. 1
    [uncountable] the act of creating something

    The government is to provide more money for job creation.

    creation of:

    the creation of Israel in 1948

    The motorway should aid the creation of new business in the area.

    1. a.
      [countable] something that has been created, especially using skill or imagination

      She’s the writer’s greatest comic creation.

      Have you seen my latest creation?

  2. 2

    the Creation

    the act of making the universe start to exist, when believed to be done by God
    1. a.
      [uncountable] the universe and all the people, animals, and plants in it


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