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engineer

verb [T] (ARRANGE)    /ˌen.dʒɪˈnɪər/ US  /-ˈnɪr/
to arrange cleverly and often secretly for something to happen, especially something that is to your advantage: Left-wing groups engineered a coup against the military government. I'm trying to engineer a meeting between them.Planning, expecting and arrangingPlotting and trapping
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