creativity


creativity
cre|a|tiv|i|ty [ˌkri:eıˈtıvıti] n [U]
the ability to use your imagination to produce new ideas, make things etc
artistic creativity
Teachers have been attacked for stifling creativity in their pupils.
Editors complain about the lack of creativity in the ideas put to them.

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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