Definition of 'by design'
Example sentences containing 'by design'
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The great players do not have it by accident, but by design. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Man is indeed a moral creature, not by accident but by design. THE SCOTTISH ENLIGHTENMENT: The Scots' Invention of the Modern World (2002)If this was by design rather than by accident, she has worked out a winning formula. Times, Sunday Times (2013)But it would be written by design, rather than agreed by compromise. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Whether by design or accident, this is what Britain is doing. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Definition of by design from the Collins English Dictionary
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