envision

[ en-vizh-uhn ]
/ ɛnˈvɪʒ ən /
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verb (used with object)

to picture mentally, especially some future event or events: to envision a bright future.

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Origin of envision

First recorded in 1920–25; en-1 + vision
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British Dictionary definitions for envision

envision
/ (ɪnˈvɪʒən) /

verb

(tr) to conceive of as a possibility, esp in the future; foresee
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