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verb (contriv, es)
  1. To form by an exercise of ingenuity; to devise; to invent; to design; to plan.
  2. To make devices; to form designs; to plan; to scheme; to plot.
Etymology: Middle English contreve, "to invent", Old French controver (French controuver), from trover (French trouver), "to find".


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