contrived

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 /kənˈtraɪvd/



WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2015
con•trived /kənˈtraɪvd/USA pronunciationadj. 
  1. planned:Her supposedly chance and accidental meeting with me was actually a contrived one.
  2. awkward, unnatural, and forced:The way you ended your essay was a bit contrived.


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contrived /kənˈtraɪvd/ adj
  1. obviously planned, artificial, or lacking in spontaneity; forced; unnatural



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