Definition of 'abet'
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The focus of headlines has been on managers' questionable practices but they are being aided and abetted by agents. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Horseman denies aiding and abetting GBH. The Sun (2017)You are aiding and abetting his behaviour. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He was found to have aided and abetted war crimes rather than planned them. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Both men face a retrial on one count of aiding and abetting misconduct in public office by paying a police officer. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Is that not aiding and abetting? Times, Sunday Times (2015)Bourne neither aided nor abetted me. Anti-Ice (1993)That joint enterprise could either rest on an agreement or common purpose to commit the affray or simple aiding and abetting of it. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The maximum sentence for aiding or abetting suicide is 14 years in jail. Times, Sunday Times (2009)For years, the aiding and abetting of suicide was a crime. Times, Sunday Times (2009)About an hour earlier, he had been found guilty of aiding and abetting war crimes. Times, Sunday Times (2012)All four were held on suspicion of corruption, aiding and abetting misconduct in a public office and conspiracy in relation to both offences. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The German warrant charges him with 158 counts of aiding and abetting murder. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Anyone guilty of aiding or abetting a suicide in Britain can be imprisoned for up to 14 years. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The Met said all five Sun journalists had been arrested on suspicion of corruption and aiding and abetting misconduct in a public office. Times, Sunday Times (2012)In 2002 a federal grand jury sitting in Texas returned an indictment charging the defendants with wire fraud and aiding and abetting wire fraud. Times, Sunday Times (2006)They should present it for what it is - aiding and abetting suicide - rather than try to pretend it is something more comforting. Times, Sunday Times (2008)There will be much written about the pros and cons of this case: murder is unlawful, aiding and abetting suicide is illegal. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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