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contrivancenoun [C or U]

uk   us   /kənˈtraɪ.vəns/ formal
the ​act of ​contriving something: disapproving Because of the ​timing, I'm ​sure the ​salaryfreeze is a ​deliberate contrivance, not a ​coincidence. I ​think the ​meetinghappened more by contrivance than ​chance.
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Translations of “contrivance”
in Chinese (Simplified) 计谋, 诡计, 设计,发明…
in Chinese (Traditional) 計謀, 詭計, 設計,發明…
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