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devise

verb [T] uk   /dɪˈvaɪz/ us  
C2 to invent a plan, system, object, etc., usually cleverly or using imagination: He's good at devising language games that you can play with students in class. The cartoon characters Snoopy and Charlie Brown were devised by Charles M. Schultz.Inventing, designing and innovationCreating and producing
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