how to pronounce contrivance

kəntɹaɪvəns

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“… the contrivance of every new tool human …”

meanings of contrivance

noun:

  1. A (mechanical) device to perform a certain task.
  2. Something overly artful or artificial.
  3. A means, such as an elaborate plan or strategy, to accomplish a certain objective.

words with pronunciation similar to contrivance

connivancecontrive

words that rhyme with contrivance

connivance