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envisage

Pronunciation: /ɪnˈvɪzɪdʒ/

Translation of envisage in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1.1 (foresee) [problem/delay] prever*to envisage -ing we don't envisage staying for long no tenemos pensado quedarnos mucho tiempo
    Example sentences
    • Overall, the day was great success and it is envisaged that similar events will be held in the future.
    • Indeed it is envisaged that in the future it could also be used for clinics by consultants.
    • Nobody can know what kind of world will result from the interplay of these forces, but it is possible to envisage plausible futures.
    1.2 (imagine) imaginarse, concebir* the novel envisages a post-holocaust situation la novela plantea una hipotética situación post-nuclear
    Example sentences
    • I have difficulty really envisaging how that could have happened.
    • With a user base of over one million people, it is difficult to envisage a way in which this difficulty can be overcome.
    • A large, whitewashed house just yards from a white beach and a little stone harbour, it is difficult to envisage a more perfect location.

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