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Main Entry: de·vice
Pronunciation: di-primarystressvimacrs
Function: noun
1 a : a scheme to deceive : STRATAGEM b : something (as a figure of speech) in a written work designed to achieve a particular artistic effect c : a piece of equipment to serve a special purpose
2 plural : a preferred way of doing or acting : INCLINATION <left to her own devices>
3 : a design that is an emblem; especially : one used in a coat of arms

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