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invention

  

      n  
   [+device, technique, game]   invention    f     
→ The spinning wheel was a Chinese invention.        
→ Writing was the most revolutionary of all human inventions.        
→ the invention of the telephone        
   (=fabrication)   invention    f     
→ The whole thing was an invention of a New York newspaper.        
It was pure invention.      C'était de la pure invention.  
→ The story was certainly a favourite one, but it was undoubtedly pure invention.        
Translation English - French Collins Dictionary  
invention n.
invention

Additional comments:

Collaborative Dictionary     English-French
exp.
C'était de la pure invention.
exp.
depuis l'invention du chemin de fer
adv.
nécessité fait loi
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'invention' also found in translations in French-English dictionary
n.
invention
n.
invention
[Med.]
n.
daring invention of high fashion
adv.
of my own invention
adv.
of my own invention
adv.
of his/her own invention
adv.
of his/her own invention
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