Definition of creation noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

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1 [uncountable] the act or process of making something that is new, or of causing something to exist that did not exist beforethe process of database creationwealth creationHe had been with the company since its creation in 1989.The committee proposed the creation of a new Chair of Portuguese for the university. see also job creation2 [countable] (often humorous) a thing that someone has made, especially something that shows ability or imaginationa literary creationThe dessert was a delicious creation of sponge cake, cream and fruit.The bright murals in the children's ward were the creations of the nurses.What an amazing creation (= a very unusual and new piece of clothing) you're wearing!3 usually the Creation [singular] the making of the world, especially by God as described in the Bible4 often Creation [uncountable] the world and all the living things in it