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Historic ImpactPlay
Many inventions changed history. Consider how the invention impacts society when using the word. SlideThe printing press was an invention that revolutionized the spread of information.
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Original CreationPlay
Use 'invent' for something entirely new, not just an improvement of existing things. SlideSteve Jobs is credited with inventing the first iPhone, not just improving mobile phones.
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Innovation RequiredPlay
Inventing requires creativity and innovation, different from simply discovering something already existing. SlideMarie Curie did not invent radium; she discovered it.