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French translation of “contrive”

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. 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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