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The meaning of Contrivances

kənˈtraɪ.vəns

Contrivances – definition

noun

The use of skill to create or bring about something, especially with a consequent effect of artificiality.

Usage examples:

The requirements of the system, by happy chance and some contrivance, can be summed up in an acronym
noun

A device, especially in literary or artistic composition, which gives a sense of artificiality.

Usage examples:

The often tiresome contrivances of historical fiction
noun

The act of intentionally arranging for something to happen by clever planning, or something that is arranged in this way

Usage examples:

Because of the timing, i'm sure the salary freeze is a deliberate contrivance, not a coincidence., …

Contrivances translation into English

Contrivances: translate from English into Chinese

Translate contrivances into Chinese (Simplified)}
发明, 图谋, 发明的才能

Contrivances: translate from English into Dutch

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Uitvindingen, Vernuft, Vindingrijkheid, List, Kunstgreep, Bedenksel, Uitvindsel, Apparaat

Contrivances: translate from English into French

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Artifices, Stratagème, Ingéniosité, Engin, Invention

Contrivances: translate from English into German

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Vorrichtungen, Einrichtung

Contrivances: translate from English into Hindi

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युक्ति, तदबीर, ईजाद, मंसूबा, तरक़ीब, उपाययोजकता

Contrivances: translate from English into Italian

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Congegni, Espediente, Congegno, Invenzione, Apparato, Dispositivo

Contrivances: translate from English into Korean

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장치, 연구, 계획, 고안품

Contrivances: translate from English into Russian

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Приспособления, Приспособление, Изобретение, Выдумка, Затея, План, Изобретательность, Замысел

Contrivances: translate from English into Spanish

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Artilugios, Estratagema, Plan, Treta, Inventiva, Artefacto mecánico

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