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imagine

verb [T]
 
 
/ɪˈmædʒɪn/
CREATE B1 to create an idea or picture of something in your mind: [+ doing sth] Imagine being able to travel in space. [+ question word] You can imagine how pleased I was when the letter arrived.Imagining and conceiving
BELIEVE B2 to believe that something is probably true: I imagine he must be under a lot of pressure at the moment.Believing
NOT REAL B1 to think that you hear or see something that does not really exist: I can't hear anything - you must be imagining it.Imagining and conceiving
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