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to come up with a way of doing something — typically a creative idea or plan
  • Together we finally devised a way that we would actually get the tumor out.
    p. 173.2
  • The exhausted primary neurosurgeon who had devised the plan for the operation was a ghetto kid from the streets of Detroit.
    p. 8.9
  • The babies' physicians in West Germany contacted us at Johns Hopkins, asking if the pediatric surgical team could devise a plan to separate the Binder twins and give them their chance to live normal, separated lives.
    p. 194.2

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