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Definition of devise verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    devise

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//dɪˈvaɪz//
     
    devise somethingVerb Forms present simple I / you / we / they devise
     
    he / she / it devises
     
    past simple devised
     
    -ing form devising
     
     
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  1. 1to invent something new or a new way of doing something synonym think up
  2. 2 A new system has been devised to control traffic in the city.
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