Translation of "envisage" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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envisageverb [ T ]

uk /ɪnˈvɪz.ɪdʒ/ us /ɪnˈvɪz.ɪdʒ/ formal US also envision

C1 to imagine or expect something in the future, especially something good

Train fare increases of 15 percent are envisaged for the next year. 预计明年火车票价将会上涨15%。
[ + that ] It's envisaged that building will start at the end of this year. 预计大楼将在今年年底动工。
[ + -ing verb ] When do you envisage finishing the project? 你预计工程什么时候竣工?
[ + question word ] It's hard to envisage how it might happen. 真是难以设想怎么会发生这种事情。

to form a mental picture of something or someone you have never seen

He wasn't what I'd expected - I'd envisaged someone much taller. 他和我所期待的不一样——想象中他的个头应该高得多。

(Translation of “envisage” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)