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Translation of "contrive" - English-Spanish dictionary

contrive

verb /kənˈtraiv/
to manage (to do something) ideárselas, ingeniárselas para He contrived to remove the money from her bag.
to make in a clever way idear, lograr He contrived a tent from an old sack.
contrivance noun
the act of contriving. invención, invento; estratagema His current predicament is the result of his own contrivance.
something contrived (especially something mechanical) dispositivo, artilugio a contrivance for making the door open automatically.
(Definition of contrive from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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