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The meaning of Contraption

kənˈtræp.ʃən

Contraption – definition

noun

A machine or device that appears strange or unnecessarily complicated, and often badly made or unsafe.

Usage examples:

Repairing stereos and making contraptions out of spare electronic bits
noun

An awkward or old-fashioned looking device or machine

Contraption translation into English

Contraption: translate from English into Chinese

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装置

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Ding, Toestel, Uitvindsel

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Bidule, Truc, Machin

Contraption: translate from English into German

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Apparat, Vehikel, Kiste

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कोंटरापशन, अजीब मशीन, कामचलाऊ उपाय

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Aggeggio, Congegno, Arnese

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신안

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Приспособление, Штуковина, Хитроумное изобретение, Штучка

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Artilugio, Artefacto, Ingenio

Word origin

early 19th century: perhaps from contrive (on the pattern of pairs such as conceive, conception ), by association with trap1.

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