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One entry found for contrive.
Main Entry: conĚtrive
Pronunciation: kschwan-primarystresstrimacrv
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): conĚtrived; conĚtrivĚing
1 : 2PLAN 1, plot <contrive a way to escape>
2 : to form or make in a skillful or clever way : INVENT
3 : BRING ABOUT, MANAGE <contriving to make ends meet>
- conĚtrivĚer noun

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