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conspiracy (kənˈspɪrəsɪ Pronunciation for conspiracy



(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 Pronunciation for conspiratorial , conˈspiratory adjective
conˌspiraˈtorially adverb

Translations for 'conspiracy'

  • British English: conspiracyPronunciation for 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: مُؤَامَرَةPronunciation for مُؤَامَرَة
  • Brazilian Portuguese: conspiraçãoPronunciation for conspiração
  • Chinese: 密谋Pronunciation for 密谋
  • Croatian: zavjeraPronunciation for zavjera
  • Czech: spiknutíPronunciation for spiknutí
  • Danish: sammensværgelsePronunciation for sammensværgelse
  • Dutch: samenzweringPronunciation for samenzwering
  • European Spanish: conspiraciónPronunciation for conspiración
  • Finnish: salaliittoPronunciation for salaliitto
  • French: complotPronunciation for complot
  • German: VerschwörungPronunciation for Verschwörung
  • Greek: συνωμοσίαPronunciation for συνωμοσία
  • Italian: cospirazionePronunciation for cospirazione
  • Japanese: 陰謀Pronunciation for 陰謀
  • Korean: 음모Pronunciation for 음모계략
  • Norwegian: sammensvergelsePronunciation for sammensvergelse
  • Polish: spisekPronunciation for spisek
  • Portuguese: conspiraçãoPronunciation for conspiração
  • Romanian: conspirație conspirații
  • Russian: заговорPronunciation for заговор
  • Spanish: conspiraciónPronunciation for conspiración
  • Swedish: konspirationPronunciation for konspiration
  • Thai: การวางแผนการอย่างลับๆPronunciation for การวางแผนการอย่างลับๆ
  • Turkish: komploPronunciation for komplo
  • Ukrainian: змова
  • Vietnamese: âm mưuPronunciation for âm mưu

Example Sentences Including 'conspiracy'

A BRITON has been accused of leading an international conspiracy to rig bids at US postage stamp auctions for almost two decades.
Glasgow Herald (2001)
COM, Jackson denies ten counts of child molestation and conspiracy.
NME (New Musical Express) (2005)
For starters, he could probably be nailed on conspiracy charges.
Terman, Douglas Cormorant
He had willingly joined the conspiracy to turn a fighter... Bugger what the fighter had done.
Seymour, Gerald Field of Blood
He resolved to flush out the conspiracy in the most public way possible.
Christy Campbell FENIAN FIRE: The British Government Plot to Assassinate Queen Victoria (2002)
THE GAME It's time to put aside conspiracy theory Stephen Brunt Take that, Toronto.
Globe and Mail (2003)
The Major, his direct superior in both the army and the conspiracy , looked at him levelly.
Townsend, Eileen In Love and War
The home crowd, never slow to formulate conspiracy theories, were incandescent with fury.
Glasgow Herald (2001)
They said they would seek to have him charged with conspiracy to commit murder.
Irish Times (2002)


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