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1‘he embarked on the creation of an outstanding garden’
design, formation, forming, modelling, putting together, setting up, making, construction, constructing, fabrication, fabricating, fashioning, building, erection, erecting
production, generation, origination, devising, invention, initiation, inception, shaping, hatching
2‘Aten was a universal god of all creation’
the world, the universe, the cosmos
the living world, the natural world, nature, life, living things
3‘the Constitution allowed for the creation of a second vice-president’
appointment, installation, investing, investiture, inauguration
establishment, foundation, institution
4‘there is power associated with the creation and raising of children’
conception, bringing into the world, bringing into being, bringing into existence, fathering, siring, spawning, giving birth to
North American birthing
5‘it was hard to distinguish between forgery and original creation’
work, work of art, achievement, production, opus, oeuvre, invention, handiwork, masterpiece, masterwork
chef-d'œuvre, pièce de résistance, tour de force
6‘she wore a creation by designer Marianne Jessica’
design, dress, outfit
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