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creation

cre·a·tion

creation

 
pronunciation:
kri eI shn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of creating or of causing something to exist.
The creation of the famous painting took two years.
antonyms:
destruction
similar words:
foundation, generation
definition 2: the product of such an act of creation.
She stepped back to look at her creation.
similar words:
work
definition 3: the universe or the creatures in it.
They enjoyed seeing creation as they walked in the forest.
similar words:
world
Word Parts
The word creation contains the following part:
-ation Latin noun-forming suffix that means the act, process, or result of
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The suffix -ation is a compound of -ate1 + -ion. It turns verbs ending in -ate into nouns (decorate/ decoration ). Not all nouns with this suffix, however, have a corresponding verb ending in -ate (information , alteration ).