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design

verb [T]
 
 
/dɪˈzaɪn/
B1 to draw or plan something before making it: She designs furniture.Inventing, designing and innovationCreating and producing
be designed to do sth B2 to have been planned or done for a particular purpose: The new law is designed to protect children.Inventing, designing and innovationCreating and producingPlanning, expecting and arrangingPlotting and trapping
Translations of “design”
in Arabic يُصَمِّم…
in Korean 디자인하다…
in Malaysian mereka bentuk…
in French concevoir…
in Turkish plan çizmek, tasarlamak…
in Italian progettare, creare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 計劃, 設計, 製(圖)…
in Russian проектировать…
in Polish projektować…
in Vietnamese thiết kế…
in Spanish diseñar, estructurar, concebir…
in Portuguese projetar, desenhar…
in Thai ออกแบบ…
in German entwerfen…
in Catalan dissenyar…
in Japanese ~をデザインする…
in Indonesian merancang, mendesain…
in Chinese (Simplified) 计划, 设计, 制(图)…
(Definition of design verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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