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devise
American English: /dəˈvaɪz/
British English: /dɪˈvʌɪz/

Translation of devise in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • 1 (invent)
    (plan/method/system)
    (machine/tool)
    it's a gadget of his own devising
    es un aparato que él mismo inventó
    Example sentences
    • Another system that devises methods to avoid errors is user-centered design.
    • The sheer scale of the plans devised by this team required the support of thousands of service personnel and civilians.
    • Third, it provides an opportunity for effective user involvement, as the patients assist in devising their own care plan.
  • 2 (bequeath) (Law)to devise something to somebody
    legar algo a alguien
    Example sentences
    • All the residue of my estate, including real and personal property, I give, devise, and bequeath to Earlham College.
    • All persons of sound mind are competent to bequeath and devise real and personal estate, excepting infants and married women.

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