artistic, cultural, intellectual, musical, scientific
individual, personal

I wanted an agency that had real creativity.

demonstrate, express, show

It was his way of expressing his creativity.

Her approach showed great creativity.

develop, encourage, enhance, foster, inspire, promote, stimulate

A good teacher can encourage artistic creativity.

inhibit, stifle

This rigid approach stifles creativity.


Developers were forced to use their creativity and originality to develop new games.

creativity in

This exercise encourages creativity in the use of language.

scope for creativity

My job doesn't give me much scope for creativity.

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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