WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2017
cre•a•tion /kriˈeɪʃən/USA pronunciation
n. WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
- the act of creating, or the fact of being created:[uncountable]Scholars no longer try to investigate the creation of language.
- Religionthe Creation, [uncountable] the original bringing into existence of the universe by God.
- the world;
universe:[uncountable]In all of creation there is not another one quite like this.
- something created:[countable]Disney's creations brought joy to children everywhere.
(krē ā′shən),USA pronunciation n.
(krē ā′shə ner′ē),USA pronunciation adj.
- the act of producing or causing to exist; the act of creating;
- the fact of being created.
- something that is or has been created.
- Religionthe Creation, the original bringing into existence of the universe by God.
- the world;
- creatures collectively.
- an original product of the mind, esp. an imaginative artistic work:the creations of a poetic genius.
- Clothinga specially designed dress, hat, or other article of women's clothing, usually distinguished by imaginative or unique styling:the newest Paris creations.
- Latin creātiōn- (stem of creātiō). See create, -ion
- Middle English creacioun 1350–1400
- 1.See corresponding entry in Unabridged production, development, formation.
Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
creation /kriːˈeɪʃən/ n
- the act or process of creating
- the fact of being created or produced
- something that has been brought into existence or created, esp a product of human intelligence or imagination
- the whole universe, including the world and all the things in it
- an unusual or striking garment or hat
Creation /kriːˈeɪʃən/ n
- the Creation ⇒ God's act of bringing the universe into being
- the universe as thus brought into being by God
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