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Definition of ingenious adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    ingenious

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ɪnˈdʒinyəs//
     
     
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  1. 1 (of an object, a plan, an idea, etc.) very suitable for a particular purpose and resulting from intelligent new ideas an ingenious device ingenious ways of saving energy His plots are always very ingenious.
  2. 2 (of a person) having a lot of intelligent new ideas and good at inventing things an ingenious cook She's very ingenious when it comes to finding excuses.
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adverb ingeniously designed
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