creativity


creativity
noun
ADJECTIVE
great
true
artistic, cultural, intellectual, musical, scientific
human
individual, personal
VERB + CREATIVITY
have

I wanted an agency that had real creativity.

demonstrate, express, show

It was his way of expressing his creativity.

Her approach showed great creativity.

develop, encourage, enhance, foster, inspire, promote, stimulate

A good teacher can encourage artistic creativity.

inhibit, stifle

This rigid approach stifles creativity.

use

Developers were forced to use their creativity and originality to develop new games.

PREPOSITION
creativity in

This exercise encourages creativity in the use of language.

PHRASES
scope for creativity

My job doesn't give me much scope for creativity.


Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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