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imagine

verb [T]  /ɪˈmædʒ·ən/ us  
to form or have a mental picture or idea of something or someone: Imagine Tom as a child – that’s what John looks like. [+ that clause] I imagine (= expect) (that) they charge extra for dessert. If you imagine something that is not real or true, you think that it exists, has happened, or is true: "Did you hear a noise?" "No, you’re imagining things."
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