Definition of 'creature'
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Friendship is the theme as the spy animals learn how creatures in the wild look out for each other. The Sun (2017)Regardless of the infinite diversity of the human creature, each episode follows the same satisfying arc. Times, Sunday Times (2017)These creatures may live in freezing places, but they look very cute doing it. The Sun (2016)But many creatures besides humans have thrived without them and continue to do just fine, thank you very much. Smithsonian Mag (2017)They are rather sinister creatures that like to stalk their prey as it dies a slow, lingering death from septicaemia caused by their vicious bite. The Sun (2016) Humans are visual creatures. Smithsonian Mag (2017)Would you like creatures of the animal kingdom? Times, Sunday Times (2012)Most people regard great white sharks as creatures to avoid rather than pursue. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Here we discover why the idyllic islands are perfect places to live for these creatures. The Sun (2012) Humans are creatures of habit and investors tend to follow buying and selling patterns. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This show reunites animal keepers with creatures they looked after before releasing them into the wild. The Sun (2016)These creatures can also demand names and addresses from decent citizens. The Sun (2008)Illegal trade in other creatures is also rising. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But the plots also feature fantastical creatures and mythical locations. Times, Sunday Times (2008)For example, are sounds creatures of space? The Times Literary Supplement (2010)Did space creatures land at a London school? Times, Sunday Times (2009)The complications are considerable, because the wildest creatures live in the wildest places. Times, Sunday Times (2006)We are sociable creatures, we humans. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The human creature is a cathedral; not a shack. Christianity Today (2000)These are the most elegant, gentle creatures in the animal kingdom. The Sun (2012)Like many other creatures, humans are social animals. Macrosociology: An Introduction to Human Societies (1995)The creatures had lived once. A Plague of Angels (1993)What could become obvious in Brighton in the coming days is that the number of these poor creatures is actually rather higher. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The evolutionary phenomenon happens when an animal or plant resembles another creature or object, either to stave off predators or gain other advantages. Times, Sunday Times (2014)More plants and creatures are dependent on the oak than any other tree in the UK. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This work was in many ways definitive, albeit that her subject was presented first and foremost as a creature of politics rather than the flesh. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It is quite a big commitment - the creatures can live for up to 80 years. The Sun (2010)So all the little green space creatures spent their whole time feeling sad because they weren't tall, thin and yellow. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'creature'
British English: creature /ˈkriːtʃə/ NOUN
You can refer to any living thing that is not a plant as a creature.
Like all living creatures, birds need a good supply of water.
- American English: creature
- Arabic: مَخْلُوق
- Brazilian Portuguese: criatura
- Chinese: 动物
- Croatian: stvor
- Czech: tvor
- Danish: skabning
- Dutch: wezen
- European Spanish: criatura
- Finnish: olento
- French: créature
- German: Geschöpf
- Greek: πλάσμα
- Italian: creatura
- Japanese: 生き物
- Korean: 피조물
- Norwegian: skapning
- Polish: stworzenie
- European Portuguese: criatura
- Romanian: creatură
- Russian: животное
- Spanish: criatura
- Swedish: varelse
- Thai: สิ่งมีชีวิต
- Turkish: yaratık
- Ukrainian: істота
- Vietnamese: sinh vật
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