creative

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See also: créative

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Borrowed from Late Latin creativus, from Latin creo.

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creative (comparative more creative, superlative most creative)

  1. Tending to create things, or having the ability to create; often, excellently, in a novel fashion, or any or all of these.
    a creative dramatist who avoids cliche
  2. (of a created thing) Original, expressive and imaginative.
    a creative new solution to an old problem
  3. (set theory) A type of set of natural numbers, related to mathematical logic.
    a creative set
  4. Designed or executed to deceive or mislead.
    creative accounting


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Noun[edit]

creative (countable and uncountable, plural creatives)

  1. (countable) A person directly involved in a creative marketing process.
    He is a visionary creative.
  2. (uncountable) Artistic material used in advertising, e.g. photographs, drawings, or video.
    The design team has completed the creative for next month's multi-part ad campaign.
    I've included in my portfolio all the creative I've completed in my five year design career.

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creative f pl

  1. Feminine plural of adjective creativo.

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