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envisage

verb [T]     /ɪnˈvɪz.ɪdʒ/ slightly formal ( US also envision)
to imagine or expect something in the future, especially something good 设想;展望,预计 Train fare increases of 5% are envisaged for the next year. 预计明年火车票价将会上涨5%。 [+ that] It's envisaged that the 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。 Predicting things and intuition
to form a mental picture of something or someone you have never seen 想象 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。 Predicting things and intuition
(Definition of envisage from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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