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Definitions of invention:

part of speech: noun

The act or operation of finding out or contriving something new; the article invented; forgery; fiction; in the fine arts, a term employed to designate the conception or representation of a subject, and generally the whole means by which the artist seeks to portray his thoughts.

part of speech: noun

That which is invented: contrivance: a deceit: power or faculty of inventing: ability displayed by any invention or effort of the imagination.

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