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Translation of "contrive" - English-French dictionary

contrive

verb /kənˈtraiv/
to manage (to do something) trouver moyen de He contrived to remove the money from her bag.
to make in a clever way trouver moyen de faire He contrived a tent from an old sack.
contrivance noun
the act of contriving. invention
something contrived (especially something mechanical) dispositif a contrivance for making the door open automatically.
(Definition of contrive from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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