Definition of 'ingenuity'
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The designers wanted to show off their ingenuity and flair. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It shows we are a proud nation, independent and flourishing through our own ingenuity and skills. The Sun (2016)At first this patchwork appeared too disjointed, yet Brand soon showed ingenuity in bending his themes to different purposes. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The heist itself lacks the giddy ingenuity that a great caper movie requires. Times, Sunday Times (2011) Show ingenuity and enterprise in your work. 23 Steps to Successful Achievement (1972)To oppose it required luck and ingenuity. THE HUNTING OF MAN (2004)The whole operation was an astounding mixture of courage and ingenuity. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Who indeed will set bounds to human ingenuity? Sources of the West: Readings in Western Civilization, Volume 1: From the Beginning to 1715 (1995) Great ingenuity was used in the pursuit of fun. FIGHTER BOYS: Saving Britain 1940 (2003)The only difference seems to be that misleading requires more ingenuity. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)That will require as much ingenuity and courage as cutting the deficit. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But the aerial aspects of other segments were managed with great ingenuity. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)Simply getting around the island often requires great ingenuity or favours from friends. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The technique is a tribute to human ingenuity. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Only human ingenuity can slow it down. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It needs skill and ingenuity to bring them together and cannot be left to a dialogue of the deaf. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Today the towns are largely deserted except for a few thousand men who have defended them with ingenuity and courage. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The uninhabited ones require more ingenuity. Times, Sunday Times (2008) Showing ingenuity, some who are without partners seem happy to make do with wooden chairs. Times, Sunday Times (2007)For all its bursts of ingenuity, this show has worn thin long before its closing number. Times, Sunday Times (2014)That kind of ingenuity made Britain great and will keep on making it better. The Sun (2008)It is a story of logistics, ingenuity and courage on an epic scale. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Dog racing is a symbol of human civilisation, the application of ingenuity and skill to the breeding and training of animals. Times, Sunday Times (2007)A move of great tactical ingenuity. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Opponents have shown their ingenuity by buying up a field on the site of the proposed runway and dividing it into more than 20,000 lots. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Its combination of superlative pilot and navigational skills and scientific ingenuity have earned it an indelible place in the annals of the RAF. Times, Sunday Times (2010)If bowlers have reached their limits of speed, skill and ingenuity and batsmen have not, the effects on the game are clear. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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Translations for 'ingenuity'
British English: ingenuity NOUN
Ingenuity is skill at working out how to achieve things or skill at inventing new things.
Inspecting the nest may require some ingenuity.
Definition of ingenuity from the Collins English Dictionary
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