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envision

[ en-vizh-uh n ]
/ 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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environmental science, environmentalism, environmentalist, environs, envisage, envision, envoy, envy, enweave, enwheel, enwind

Origin of envision

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

envision

/ (ɪnˈvɪʒən) /

verb

(tr) to conceive of as a possibility, esp in the future; foresee
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Word Origin and History for envisioned

envision


v.

1914, from en- (1) "make, put in" + vision. Related: Envisioned; envisioning. Earlier (1827) is envision'd in sense "endowed with vision."

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