[ dih-vahy-zuh l ]
/ dɪˈvaɪ zəl /
the act of devising; contrivance.
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endowment, inheritance, settlement, legacy, estate, gift, devise, dower, bestowal, heritage, trust, bequeathal, bequeathment
Origin of devisal
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/ (dɪˈvaɪzəl) /
the act of inventing, contriving, or devising; contrivance
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