American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Having the ability or power to create: Human beings are creative animals.
- adj. Productive; creating.
- adj. Characterized by originality and expressiveness; imaginative: creative writing.
- n. One who displays productive originality: the creatives in the advertising department.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having the power or function of creating or producing; employed in creating; relating to creation in any sense: as, the creative word of God; creative power; a creative imagination.
- adj. Tending to create things, or having the ability to create.
- adj. Original, expressive and imaginative.
- n. countable A person directly involved in a creative marketing process.
- n. uncountable Artistic material used in advertising, e.g. photographs, drawings, or video.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Having the power to create; exerting the act of creation.
- adj. promoting construction or creation
- adj. having the ability or power to create
“If there were, they might understand the term creative destruction and be more concerned about whether it applies to countries in addition to companies.”
“The most frustrating thing about the debate Bill Gates has started is that the term creative capitalism is so vague.”
“The term creative capitalism was coined, or at least popularized, by the most successful capitalist in the history of the world.”
“In this discussion the term creative capitalism has been seamlessly replaced by the likes of corporate social responsibility, corporate altruism, corporate charity, and corporate philanthropy.”
“Joseph Schumpeter, the economist who coined the term "creative destruction," would be proud.”
“The term creative writing was coined by Emerson in “The American Scholar” 1837 and was explicitly adopted by Hughes Mearns, a progressive educator who taught at the Lincoln School, the laboratory school of Teachers College, Columbia University, when he introduced the subject of creative writing into the curriculum for the first time.”
“If you think of the term creative endeavor or creative innovation, does starting a business or new business come to mind?”
“In his book, The Creative Priority, Hirshberg wrote that "perhaps the most novel and all-encompassing management and interaction process to emerge from prioritizing creativity" was what he called "creative abrasion.”
“When he shuts down the avenue in July 2011, to transform it into what he calls a creative atelier, he plans to enjoy " every weekend, " something he cannot afford now because of his professional commitments.”
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