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contrivance

Μὴ φῦναι τὸν ἅπαντα νικᾷ λόγον -> Not to be born is, past all prizing, best.
Sophocles, Oedipus Coloneus l. 1225

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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substantive

act of contriving: Ar. and P. παρασκευή, ἡ.

thing contrived: P. and V. τέχνημα, τό (Plato), μηχανή, ἡ, μηχάνημα, τό, σόφισμα, τό, πόρος, ὁ.

invention: P. and V. εὕρημα, τό, Ar. and V. ἐξεύρημα, τό.

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