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in·vent  audio  (n-vnt) KEY 

TRANSITIVE VERB:
in·vent·ed, in·vent·ing, in·vents
  1. To produce or contrive (something previously unknown) by the use of ingenuity or imagination.
  2. To make up; fabricate: invent a likely excuse.

ETYMOLOGY:
Latin invenre, invent-, to find : in-, on, upon ; see in-2 + venre, to come; see gw- in Indo-European roots

OTHER FORMS:
in·venti·ble(Adjective), in·ventor(Noun)


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