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verb [transitive] engineer pronunciation in British English /ˌendʒɪˈnɪə(r)/
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present tense
present participleengineering
past tenseengineered
past participleengineered
  1. 2
    to arrange for something to happen, especially in a useful and skilful way
    Government officials managed to engineer a meeting between the two ambassadors.


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