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envisage (someone or something) as

To picture or visualize someone or something as something. I think you're envisaging your crush as more perfect than she really is—I mean, she's a flawed human being just like the rest of us.
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envisage someone or something as someone or something

to imagine or visualize someone or something as someone or something. I envisaged you as a more graceful person than you are. We envisaged the living room as sort of a gathering place for the entire family.
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Noble Environmental is well positioned to capitalize globally on the development of ECOR in a seemingly limitless number of applications," said Jeffrey Le Sage, Founder and Managing Director of Envisage Equity.
Operations director at Envisage, Adrian Coppin said: "Having this enhanced capability will enable us to push the boundaries of our manufacturing capability and the resulting uplift in business we are predicting over the next few years should enable us to generate additional job creation for CNC machinists and ultimately create additional jobs for the other model making and design disciplines that support it.
Evidently, the Grassley-Baucus bill envisages an IMF reform that will transform the Fund into an agency that deals with the problem of "fundamental misalignment" of currencies.
I do not envisage the latter such approach becoming a reality for at least another decade, and I do not believe the former approach will succeed; though it is worth the major effort being invested.
1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- R2F Investment Bankers, LLC ("R2F"), a boutique investment banking firm focused on the middle market, announced today that it has entered into a strategic partnership with Envisage Equity, LLC ("Envisage"), a middle market private equity firm.
The Envisage Group, which is a major supplier to the automotive industry, has also announced plans to expand its base as it prepares for the growth of new design and modelling projects.
Le secteur envisage aussi la mise en place de parcs eoliens sur le Littoral de la Mer Rouge avec des capacites estimees a 1000 Megawatts.
The changes envisage regular and frequent phytosanitary inspections to be made with precisely determined methods.
This comes after CPP Global Holdings sold its CPP Manufacturing arm out of administration to fellow Coventry-based business Envisage Group.
MORE than half of all shoppers across the North West envisage they could do all of their shopping online in the future, according to a new survey.
When the time comes for him to sharpen his quills for the last time, I envisage a statue, on the Grangetown Embankment, with him stroking a Korean dog, along with a Hayes pigeon perched on his shoulder.
Jesus is not primarily an interpreter of the Law, and Luke does not envisage Christian scribes; but Jesus does emphasize proper attitudes as the way to meet legal obligation.
Mr Turner, former director general of the CBI, said in an interview with GMTV's Sunday Programme, ``Obviously that partly reflects that what you can envisage living on yourself is determined by the back-ground that you have had and the career you have had, and the income you have had.
The Office of Training Development has been very successful at developing a consolidated vision for lifelong learning," said Ari Vidali, Envisage chief executive officer.