Pronunciation: (krē-ā'tiv), [key]
1. having the quality or power of creating.
2. resulting from originality of thought, expression, etc.; imaginative: creative writing.
3. originative; productive (usually fol. by of).
4. Facetious.using or creating exaggerated or skewed data, information, etc.: creative bookkeeping.
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