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Date: 1300-1400
Language: Latin
Origin: , past participle of creare

create

verb
     
cre‧ate S1 W1 [transitive]
1 to make something exist that did not exist before:
Some people believe the universe was created by a big explosion.
Her behaviour is creating a lot of problems.
The new factory is expected to create more than 400 new jobs.
2 to invent or design something:
This dish was created by our chef Jean Richard.
Philip Glass created a new kind of music.
The software makes it easy to create colourful graphs.
3

create somebody something

British EnglishPGO to officially give someone a special rank or title:
James I created him Duke of Buckingham.

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