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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
job creation
▪ job creation schemes
▪ These are the winners: the new lords of creation.
▪ Atkinson believed that in order to avoid a similar disappointment with his new creation, he would have to leave the company.
▪ But in marriage a kind of new creation takes place.
▪ When this new creation is shown to a human, it might then extend or alter his ideas.
▪ The fusing of maleness and femaleness results in a unique and finite new creation.
▪ This reveals that out of the destruction a new creation can emerge.
▪ Because of its dissolution the Länder established after 1945 were largely new creations.
▪ Watch the experts make delicious new creations and old favourites.
▪ The scheme offers a tailor-made development package involving support for job creation, project development and training.
▪ In all other business size categories, job creation either remained constant or actually declined.
▪ In job creation terms its return on the £170 million so far invested has been small.
▪ Shared inefficiency is no answer. Job creation is the wrong focus.
▪ The latter is specifically for revenue expenditure for activities such as training; the emphasis is on job creation.
▪ That is already improving our competitiveness and we shall see its effects on job creation before much longer.
▪ Another issue, providing a constant theme, was the role of the school in promoting wealth creation.
▪ At least in the short term, wealth creation results in increased selfishness.
▪ We have always argued that the main motivation for government funding of research should be wealth creation.
▪ It regards the private sector as the source of wealth creation, part of which is used to subsidize the public sector.
▪ There is approval ofthe free market for wealth creation and many of the economic policies this entails.
▪ On the issues of the future, especially on wealth creation and technological change, Labour had little to say.
▪ And social services suffered too, as they always will when wealth creation is despised.
▪ Indeed, education itself has an added value that is a form of wealth creation.
▪ Secondly, pen-based interfaces allow the creation of sketches and drawings.
▪ Representation allows for the creation of images of experiences, including affective experiences.
▪ This obviously saves much time and effort as well as allowing for the creation of more imaginatively produced work.
▪ Most programs, for example, allow for the creation of stationery.
▪ More importantly, the practice allows the creation of a pluralistic culture.
▪ A larger tagged corpus would allow the creation of a more accurate syntactic model.
▪ The first question concerns the extent to which preconceptions about evolution should be allowed to influence the creation of classifications.
▪ Secondly, it has allowed the creation of entirely new products and markets.
▪ Nevertheless, the government in 1983 announced the creation of Freeports.
▪ Emap recently announced the creation of Emap Digital which will support the development of all group investments in internet and new media.
▪ To honour his compatriot, the Provençal poet Frédéric Mistral, he calls his creation carré d'agneau Mistral.
▪ Leal has been calling for the creation of an open and competitive bidding procedure for architects, consultants and engineers.
▪ Later the newspapers called this creation Boomfood.
▪ James Hogg in 1894 called for creation of the railroad to bolster prison operations.
▪ The scheme offers a tailor-made development package involving support for job creation, project development and training.
▪ Marketing, design, manufacturing, suppliers, buyers are all involved in the creation of the successful product.
▪ This would involve the creation of the world's longest and deepest electrical transmission line.
▪ A crucial innovation strategy has therefore involved the creation of new agencies for this purpose.
▪ Another strategy involves the creation of country parks which have the main function of recreation.
▪ The research will involve the creation of a computer database of segmental information for 100 of the largest publicly quoted companies.
▪ The Catholic church is involved in job creation, but they are not businessmen.
▪ This involves the creation of small teams who need to be able to turn their hands to a wide variety of tasks.
▪ Yet this interventionism has not led to the creation of anything approaching an Executive Office.
▪ The increasing complexity of construction projects also should lead to the creation of more manager jobs.
▪ Castro shows no signs of allowing any market policies to lead to the creation of opposition political parties or freedom of expression.
▪ The influence of works such as Brittania led to the creation of private collections, and so to the formation of private museums.
▪ Several resulted in judgments or settlements leading to the creation of majority-black election districts.
▪ Morgan's work offered to Marx and Engels the early history of the processes which led to the creation of capitalism.
▪ This has led to the creation of a moral panic on campuses.
▪ Agatha Christie's greatest fictional creation was the Belgian detective, Hercule Poirot.
▪ Another of Marc's creations is a skirt with hand-painted flowers.
▪ Are we the only thinking species in creation?
▪ Chef Michael Almay's creations will make you want to come back again and again.
▪ In addition to job creation, the plan envisioned improving the quality of the labor force through education and training programs.
▪ The trend has hurt the pace of factory job creation nationwide, economists said.
▪ To avoid the creation of extra synonyms, the file has to be loaded in two passes.
▪ We will support the creation by the police of new Racial attacks Squads to monitor and coordinate action against racially-motivated attacks.
The Collaborative International Dictionary

Creation \Cre*a"tion\ (kr?-A"sh?n), n. [L. creatio: cf. F. cr?ation. See Create.]

  1. The act of creating or causing to exist. Specifically, the act of bringing the universe or this world into existence.

    From the creation to the general doom.

    As when a new particle of matter dotn begin to exist, in rerum natura, which had before no being; and this we call creation.

  2. That which is created; that which is produced or caused to exist, as the world or some original work of art or of the imagination; nature.

    We know that the whole creation groaneth.
    --Rom. viii. 22.

    A dagger of the mind, a false creation.

    Choice pictures and creations of curious art.

  3. The act of constituting or investing with a new character; appointment; formation.

    An Irish peer of recent creation.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

late 14c., "action of creating, a created thing," from Old French creacion (14c., Modern French création) "creation, coming into being," from Latin creationem (nominative creatio) "a creating, a producing," in classical use "an electing, appointment, choice," noun of action from past participle stem of creare (see create). Meaning "that which God has created, the world and all in it" is from 1610s. The native word in the Biblical sense was Old English frum-sceaft. Of fashion costumes, desserts, etc., from 1870s, from French. Creation science is attested by 1970.


n. 1 (context countable English) Something created such as an invention or artwork. 2 (context uncountable English) The act of create something. 3 (context uncountable English) All which exists.

  1. n. the human act of creating [syn: creative activity]

  2. an artifact that has been brought into existence by someone

  3. the event that occurred at the beginning of something; "from its creation the plan was doomed to failure" [syn: conception]

  4. the act of starting something for the first time; introducing something new; "she looked forward to her initiation as an adult"; "the foundation of a new scientific society"; "he regards the fork as a modern introduction" [syn: initiation, founding, foundation, institution, origination, innovation, introduction, instauration]

  5. (theology) God's act of bringing the universe into existence

  6. everything that exists anywhere; "they study the evolution of the universe"; "the biggest tree in existence" [syn: universe, existence, world, cosmos, macrocosm]


Creation may refer to:

Creation (novel)

Creation is an epic historical fiction novel by Gore Vidal published in 1981. In 2002 he published a restored version, reinstating four chapters that a previous editor had cut and adding a brief foreword explaining what had happened and why he had restored the cut chapters.

Creation (unfinished film)

Creation is an unfinished feature film, and a project of stop motion animator Willis O'Brien. It was about modern men encountering dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals on an island. The picture was scrapped by RKO studio head David O. Selznick on the grounds of expense, and Merian C. Cooper, the studio producer who recommended the film's cancellation, considered the storyline to be boring, due to lack of action. The completed footage ran twenty minutes in length, although approximately four minutes of footage is all that survives today. Cooper later used some of the miniatures and dinosaur armatures and O'Brien's stop-motion animation techniques for King Kong.

Creation (American band)
''This article is about an American teen music group. For the Japanese blues rock band, see Creation (Japanese band). For the English psychedelic rock band, see The Creation.

Creation was an American teen musical group from New York City. The band members were Sam Hellerman (drums and percussion), Raechel Rosen (lead vocals), Derek Orshan (bass, backing vocalist), Josh Shackett (rhythm guitar), and Tory Geismar (lead guitar and backing vocalist). Their first album, World Without Windows, was released in November 2005 and featured guest musician Clarence "Big Man" Clemons on one of the tracks.

It was said the idea for the band came from a cafe, the group was there. The stated goal of the group is "to help create a more peaceful world for the future, and to educate kids about multiculturalism, diversity, and peace." To help achieve that end, the band announced that all gross proceeds from their first album were to go towards the We Are Family Foundation. They also worked with Building with Books and U.S. Doctors for Africa. Creation's philanthropic mission was featured in many media outlets including USA Today, Time For Kids, The Montel Williams Show, Girls' Life Magazine, and The Jewish Week.

As adults, all five members are now known as Rose & the Thorns.

Creation (Japanese band)

Blues Creation was a Japanese rock band formed in Tokyo in 1969. Led by guitarist/singer Kazuo Takeda, they were known as Blues Creation from 1969 to 1972 and after a three year hiatus returned as simply Creation in 1975.

Creation (John Coltrane album)

'' Creation'' is a 1965 album by jazz musician John Coltrane. The 1965 tracks - "Impressions" and "Creation" - were recorded at the Half Note Cafe, New York. "Alabama" was recorded in San Francisco a year before. "Creation" may be incorrectly titled - the title was drawn from a bootleg album. This is the only known recording of the tune. An abbreviated version of the same performance has appeared on several compilation albums (e.g. "Kind Of Coltrane").

Creation (William Billings)

Creation is a hymn tune composed by William Billings.

Creation (2009 film)

Creation is a 2009 British biographical drama film about Charles Darwin's relationship with his wife Emma and his memory of their eldest daughter Annie, as he struggles to write On the Origin of Species. The film, directed by Jon Amiel and starring real life couple Paul Bettany and Jennifer Connelly as Charles and Emma Darwin, is a partly biographical, partly fictionalised account, based on Randal Keynes's Darwin biography Annie's Box.

Creation (The Pierces album)

Creation is the fifth full-length album by The Pierces. The album was released on 1 September 2014 in the United Kingdom. The album entered the UK chart at #7 on its first week of release.

Creation (Branford Marsalis album)

Creation is a classical music album by Branford Marsalis with the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra. Focused on 20th century French classical music, this second classical album from Marsalis, coming 15 years after his earlier Romances for Saxophone, was recorded March 9 – 11, 2000 at the American Academy of Arts and Letters in New York City.

Creation (Keith Jarrett album)

Creation is a 2015 live album by American pianist and composer Keith Jarrett.

Creation (Seven Lions EP)

Creation is a studio EP by American electronic musician Seven Lions. Released on by Casablanca Records, it features seven tracks, including a festival mix of Seven Lions' earlier track "Falling Away." It blends genres such as trance, dubstep, house, and folk, with featured vocalists such as Vök. Music Times wrote that the album "LP plays to the strengths of Seven Lions melodic dubstep production, mixed with his acoustic background in bands." The EP peaked at No. 1 on the Billboard Top Electronic Albums chart.

Usage examples of "creation".

Man is a noble creation, and he has fine and sturdy qualities which command the admiration of the other sex, but how will it be when that sex, by reason of superior acquirements, is able to look down on him intellectually?

How to create your yellow page advertisement The creation of a phone book advertisement differs from general display advertising.

Id like to reiterate my earlier claim about radio being the most visual medium available to advertisers and to 212 Nuts and Bolts recall the discussion of visual storyboards--a staple in the creation of television conimerciaLs--as a means of developing a radio campaign.

American bicycle-builders had surpassed the Royal Aeronautical Society, because they flew their crafts themselves, lying prone in their own creations, flying, as it was noted, by the seat of their pants.

Apart from the requirements of a gradation of ranks, or the consequences of a conquest, the multitude delight to surround their chiefs with privileges--whether it be that their vanity makes them thus to aggrandize one of their own creations, or whether they try to conceal the humiliation of subjection by exaggerating the importance of those who rule them.

Looking at creation, which is filled with objects of the senses, they came up with a special term, Akasha, to fit the soul.

It would all be worth it if he could only reduce the universe, all the millennia of creation, into this alembic in front of him.

If Amy had been around for the creation of the world, Jane had no doubt that she would have chivvied the Lord into creating the earth in two days rather than seven.

Paradis terrestre etait un jardin tres agreable, avec de beaux arbres et tous les animaux de la creation.

Only the Archdeacon, and he much more faintly, was conscious of that steady movement of creation flowing towards and through the narrow channel of its destiny.

At the level of the conditions of possibility pertaining to thought, Ricardo, by dissociating the creation of value from its representativity, made possible the articulation of economics upon history.

The pessimistic Ascenders dourly pursued an otherworldly Goal they were assured of never reaching, and the optimistic Descenders giddily embraced a this-worldly creation whose Source they celebrated but never experienced.

Therefore to you henceforth belong These Southern asphodels of song, Less MY creations than your own, What praise they win are yours alone.

She was as we might well imagine a fallen angel to be, if indeed, as she herself once hinted and as Atene and the old Shaman believed, this were not her true place in creation.

It had been as if the Bookmark indicated the point of the divine creation of life.