contrive

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contrive /kənˈtraɪv/ verb
contrives; contrived; contriving
contrive
/kənˈtraɪv/
verb
contrives; contrived; contriving
Learner's definition of CONTRIVE
[+ object]
: to form or think of (a plan, method, etc.)
: to form or make (something) in a skillful or clever way
: to make (something) happen in a clever way or with difficulty often followed by to + verb
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