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Spanish translation of “contrive”

contrive

verb /kənˈtraiv/
to manage (to do something)
ideárselas, ingeniárselas para
He contrived to remove the money from her bag.
to make in a clever way
idear, lograr
He contrived a tent from an old sack.
contrivance noun the act of contriving.
invención, invento; estratagema
His current predicament is the result of his own contrivance.
something contrived (especially something mechanical)
dispositivo, artilugio
a contrivance for making the door open automatically.
(Definition of contrive from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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