Meaning of engineered in English:


Pronunciation /ˌɛn(d)ʒɪˈnɪəd/


  • 1usually with submodifier (of an organism) modified by manipulation of genetic material.

    ‘genetically engineered plants’
    • ‘an engineered virus’
  • 2Skilfully and deliberately arranged rather than arising naturally or spontaneously.

    ‘they plan to spy on Hamlet at a future, engineered meeting with Ophelia’
    • ‘the French Revolution of 1789 was an engineered affair from the start’