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envisageverb [T]

uk   us   /ɪnˈvɪz.ɪdʒ/ formal (US also envision)
C1 to ​imagine or ​expect something in the ​future, ​especially something good: Train ​fareincreases of 15 ​percent are envisaged for the next ​year. [+ that] It's envisaged thatbuilding will ​start at the end of this ​year. [+ -ing verb] When do you envisage ​finishing the ​project? [+ question word] It's hard to envisage how it might ​happen. to ​form a ​mentalpicture of something or someone you have never ​seen: He wasn't what I'd ​expected - I'd envisaged someone much ​taller.
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