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1 Translation result for contrivance in Spanish


contrivance noun

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aparato, artefacto; artimaña, treta, ardid

Example sentences of
contrivance noun

  • The story is filled with plot contrivances that do not fit the ending.
  • He told the story honestly and without contrivance.
  • a contrivance to get out of doing the work
  • He convinced her to go without using contrivance.

Synonyms of
contrivance noun

Reverse translation for contrivance

aparato  - machine, appliance, apparatus, system, display, ostentation 
artefacto  - artifact, device 
artimaña  - ruse, trick 
treta  - trick, ruse 
ardid  - scheme, ruse 
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