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adjective creative pronunciation in British English /kriˈeɪtɪv/
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  1. 1
    involving a lot of imagination and new ideas
    Painting is a creative process.
    the creative use of tax and incentives to achieve economic goals
  2. 2
    someone who is creative has a lot of imagination and new ideas
    He was a creative genius.
    We offer people the opportunity to be creative.
    1. a.
      used about people who create works of art, especially as their job
      a creative artist/writer
      degree courses in the creative and performing arts

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