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  1. invention

    • IPA[inˈven(t)SH(ə)n]

    美式

    • n.
      the action of inventing something, typically a process or device;something, typically a process or device, that has been invented
    • noun: invention, plural noun: inventions

    • 釋義
    • 相關詞
    • n.
      名詞
    • 1. the action of inventing something, typically a process or device:

      the invention of printing in the 15th century

    • 2. something, typically a process or device, that has been invented:

      medieval inventions included spectacles for reading and the spinning wheel

    • 3. creative ability:

      his powers of invention were rather limited

    • 4. something fabricated or made up:

      you know my story is an invention

    • 5. used as a title for a short piece of music:

      Bach's two-part Inventions

    • n. a festival, held on 3 May (Holy Rood Day), commemorating the reputed finding of the Cross of Christ by Helena, mother of the emperor Constantine, in ad 326.

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    • when the need for something becomes essential, you are forced to find ways of getting or achieving it

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    • when the need for something becomes imperative, you are forced to find ways of getting or achieving it

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    • IPA[ɪnˈvɛnʃ(ə)n]

    英式

    • n.
      the action of inventing something, typically a process or device:
    • the invention of printing in the 15th century

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  2. 知識+

    • 這段英文 invention 需要加s嗎?

      No invention has received more praise and abuse than the Internet. the...多樣的發明??? 不需要, 因為後面是單數動詞has received. 要換成inventions也可以, 後面跟著改為have received. 注意Internet要加the. praise...

    • invent 和invention的差別

      ...invent a better excuse than that? 你就不能編造一個高明一點的藉口嗎? ◎invention 名詞 1. (a) action of inventing 發現/創造/虛構/捏造 ex: the invention...

    • People describing inventions

      My invention is flat and round and has a very small hole right in the middle of it...