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engineer

verb [T]
 
 
/ˌendʒɪˈnɪər/
PRODUCTION to design and build something using scientific principles: If you tell us the size of the part that you need, we will engineer it to fit.
to try to arrange for something to happen, usually something complicated or difficult: The more restrictive economic environment comes as part of China's effort to engineer a gradual slowdown of its economic boom.
(Definition of engineer verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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