artistic, clever, fertile, gifted, imaginative, ingenious, inspired, inventive, original, productive, stimulating, visionary
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1 adj A creative person has the ability to invent and develop original ideas, especially in the arts.
usu ADJ n
Like so many creative people he was never satisfied., ...her obvious creative talents.
American art reached a peak of creativity in the '50s and 60s.
2 adj Creative activities involve the inventing and making of new kinds of things.
usu ADJ n
...creative writing..., Cooking is creative.
3 adj If you use something in a creative way, you use it in a new way that produces interesting and unusual results. usu ADJ n ...his creative use of words.
creatively adv Genet teaches you to think creatively.
Creative accounting is when companies present or organize their accounts in such a way that they gain money for themselves or give a false impression of their profits. n-uncount
Much of the apparent growth in profits that occurred in the 1980s was the result of creative accounting.
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