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contrive

1 verb make (sth) happen TRANSITIVEit should be possible to contrive a meeting with her ba cheart go bhféadfaí bualadh léi ar bhealach éigin, ba cheart go bhféadfaí cruinniú a eagrú léi ar dhóigh éigin 2 verb manage with difficulty INTRANSITIVEéirigh leat  c m uthey contrived to look happy d'éirigh leo cuma shásta a chur orthu féin 3 verb create by improvising TRANSITIVEdéan verb  c m uceap verb  c m ucuir le chéile  c m uthey've contrived a water system tá córas uisce curtha le chéile acu

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