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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
設想;展望,預計
Train fare increases of 5% are envisaged for the next year.
預計明年火車票價將會上漲5%。
[+ that] It's envisaged that the building will start at the end of this year.
預計大樓將在今年年底動工。
[+ -ing verb] When do you envisage finishing the project?
你預計工程甚麽時候竣工?
[+ question word] It's hard to envisage how it might happen.
真是難以設想怎麽會發生這種事情。
Predicting things and intuition
to form a mental picture of something or someone you have never seen
想像
He wasn't what I'd expected - I'd envisaged someone much taller.
他和我所期待的不一樣——想像中他的個頭應該高得多。
Predicting things and intuition
(Definition of envisage from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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