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conspiracy  (kənˈspɪrəsɪ



(plural) -cies
  1. a secret plan or agreement to carry out an illegal or harmful act, esp with political motivation; plot
  2. the act of making such plans in secret

Derived Forms

conˈspirator  noun
conspiratorial  (kənˌspɪrəˈtɔːrɪəl , conˈspiratory  adjective
conˌspiraˈtorially  adverb

Translations for 'conspiracy'

  • British English: conspiracy Conspiracy is the secret planning by a group of people to do something wrong or illegal.He is guilty of conspiracy to cause criminal damage.kənˈspɪrəsɪ NOUN
  • Arabic: مُؤَامَرَة
  • Brazilian Portuguese: conspiração
  • Chinese: 密谋
  • Croatian: zavjera
  • Czech: spiknutí
  • Danish: sammensværgelse
  • Dutch: samenzwering
  • European Spanish: conspiración
  • Finnish: salaliitto
  • French: complot
  • German: Verschwörung
  • Greek: συνωμοσία
  • Italian: cospirazione
  • Japanese: 陰謀
  • Korean: 음모계략
  • Norwegian: sammensvergelse
  • Polish: spisek
  • Portuguese: conspiração
  • Romanian: conspirație conspirații
  • Russian: заговор
  • Spanish: conspiración
  • Swedish: konspiration
  • Thai: การวางแผนการอย่างลับๆ
  • Turkish: komplo
  • Ukrainian: змова
  • Vietnamese: âm mưu

Example Sentences Including 'conspiracy'

The Major, his direct superior in both the army and the conspiracy , looked at him levelly.
Townsend, Eileen In Love and War
He had willingly joined the conspiracy to turn a fighter... Bugger what the fighter had done.
Seymour, Gerald Field of Blood
For starters, he could probably be nailed on conspiracy charges.
Terman, Douglas Cormorant


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