creation

See also: création and créâtion

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English creacion, creacioun, creation, from Old French creacion (French création), from Latin creātiō, creationis; equivalent to create +‎ -ion.

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NounEdit

creation (countable and uncountable, plural creations)

  1. (countable) Something created such as an invention or artwork.
    I think the manufacturer was so ashamed of its creation that it didn't put its name on it!
  2. (uncountable) The act of creating something.
    The restructure resulted in the creation of a number of shared services.
    the creation of passwords is done by a computer.
  3. (uncountable) All which exists.
    Let us pray to Christ, the King of all creation.

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InterlinguaEdit

NounEdit

creation (plural creationes)

  1. creation

Middle EnglishEdit

NounEdit

creation

  1. Alternative form of creacion