devise

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devise(
dih
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vayz
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to come up with)
a. idear
Innovative companies devise strategies to overcome quickly problems.Las empresas innovadoras idean estrategias para superar rápidamente los problemas .
b. concebir
The three crooks devised a plan to make off with the diamond.Los tres pillos concibieron un plan para llevarse el diamante.
c. inventar (device)
The professor has devised a machine that will allow him to breath underwater indefinitely.El profesor ha inventado una máquina que le permitirá respirar bajo el agua indefinidamente.
2. (legal)
a. legar
Mr. Gutierrez's will makes clear that he wished to devise his entire estate to his wife.El testamento del Sr. Gutiérrez deja claro que quería legar todo su patrimonio a su esposa.
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devise
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (general)
a. idear
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devise [dɪˈvaɪz]
transitive verb
(conceive) [+strategy] concebir; idear; [+gadget] inventar; [+plan] elaborar; [+solution] encontrar
to devise a way to kill sb tramar la muerte de algn
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