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Etymology of the English word contrived

the English word contrived
derived from the English word contrive
derived from the Old French word controver
derived from the Latin word contropare
derived from the Late Latin word tropus (trope, figure of speech, figurative use of word)
derived from the Greek word tropos, τρόπος (a turn; mode or style (especially with preposition or relative prefix as adverb, like); figuratively, deportment or character)
derived from the Proto-Indo-European root *trep-
derived from the Old French word controuver
derived from the Old French word trouver
derived from the Latin word contropare
derived from the Late Latin word tropus (trope, figure of speech, figurative use of word)
derived from the Greek word tropos, τρόπος (a turn; mode or style (especially with preposition or relative prefix as adverb, like); figuratively, deportment or character)
derived from the Proto-Indo-European root *trep-
using the English suffix -ed

Usage

Word found in Modern English



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