invention

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invention(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (creation)
a. el invento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Patent your invention before somebody steals your idea.Patenta tu invento antes de que alguien te robe la idea.
b. la invención
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The wheel was a revolutionary invention.La rueda fue una invención revolucionaria.
2. (imagination)
a. la inventiva
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
It wasn't discovered by accident. It was the result of pure invention.No fue descubierto por accidente. Fue producto de la pura inventiva.
3. (lie)
a. la invención
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
I still don't know if she was telling the truth or if it was all an invention.Todavía no estoy seguro si decía la verdad o era todo una invención.
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invention
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (action)
a. la invención
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
2. (thing invented)
a. la invento m, invención
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
3. (lie)
a. la invención
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
4. (creativity)
a. la inventiva
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
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invention [ɪnˈvenʃən]
noun
1 (act) invención (f); (machine) invento (m); invención (f)
2 (inventiveness) inventiva (f)
3 (falsehood) mentira (f); invención (f)
it's pure invention es pura invención; it's invention from start to finish es mentira desde el principio hasta el fin
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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