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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Middle French inventif.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

inventive (comparative more inventive, superlative most inventive)

  1. Of, or relating to invention.
  2. Creative, or skilful at inventing.
    • 2013, Chris Bevan, "Borussia Dortmund 0-1 Arsenal", BBC Sport, 6 November 2013:
      At the other end, Dortmund were producing some typically inventive approach play but struggled to find a way through the visitors' defence, and were unable to find a finish when they did.

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FrenchEdit

AdjectiveEdit

inventive

  1. feminine singular of inventif

ItalianEdit

AdjectiveEdit

inventive

  1. feminine plural of inventivo

NounEdit

inventive f pl

  1. plural of inventiva