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English definition of “design”

design

noun (INTENTION)    /dɪˈzaɪn/
by design intentionally: I'm sure he ignored you by accident and not by design.Planning, expecting and arrangingPlotting and trapping designs [plural] plans, often ones that are not honest, to get something or someone for yourself: to have territorial designs (on neighbouring countries)humorous I think Alan has designs on your job/wife!Plans and arrangements
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