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From en- +‎ vision, from Latin visionem (a thing or sight seen).

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  • IPA(key): /ɪnˈvɪʒən/
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    Rhymes: -ɪʒən

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envision (third-person singular simple present envisions, present participle envisioning, simple past and past participle envisioned)

  1. (transitive) To conceive or see something within one's mind. To imagine.
    • 2017 December 1, Tom Breihan, “Mad Max: Fury Road might already be the best action movie ever made”, in The Onion AV Club[1]:
      Miller famously tried to use as little CGI as possible in Fury Road. Instead, he got people to make the freaky, impossible cars he’d envisioned—the spike-covered scavenger-mobiles, the monster-truck hot rod, the enormous War Rig that really serves as a main character in itself—into functional vehicles.

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  • envision”, in OneLook Dictionary Search.