Definition of 'accomplice'
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That gave the police the names of three apparent accomplices and the address of a fourth. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Three alleged accomplices are being quizzed. The Sun (2016)The Russian leadership is so intent on victory that it is ready to be an accomplice to war crimes. Times, Sunday Times (2016)In total another four accomplices were given suspended sentences while six others were jailed for between 21 months and five years for various fraud charges. The Sun (2016)The next day the three alleged accomplices met again. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Three alleged accomplices are on trial alongside him in their absence. The Sun (2011)Of course they must have had willing accomplices. BLOOD AGAINST THE SNOWS: The Tragic Story of Nepal's Royal Dynasty (2002)He then fled with his lookout and another accomplice in a stolen car. The Sun (2008)Investigators released a photo of a suspected male accomplice. The Sun (2010)Yet there is something about him that his unwilling accomplice finds very palatable. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Police are examining the possibility that up to three accomplices may have helped him to flee abroad. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He and an alleged accomplice were charged with murder. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He had millions of willing accomplices. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Five suspected accomplices have been arrested. The Sun (2015)There was another accomplice who still hasn't been identified. Times, Sunday Times (2013)When it comes to wishful thinking, the heart is a willing accomplice. Times, Sunday Times (2007)To fix a passage of play, you need the captain and a willing accomplice or two. Times, Sunday Times (2011)A suspected accomplice is now receiving the same treatment. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Belgian police said they had found a cache of weapons during a raid on one of his suspected accomplices on Friday. Times, Sunday Times (2015)And the UK punters have been willing accomplices. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He and two alleged accomplices have been flown to Mexico City. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Cops have been given more time to quiz alleged accomplices after raids last week in West London. The Sun (2014)Three others, including a suspected accomplice, were arrested. Times, Sunday Times (2016)His conversations were recorded, and transcripts were read to a court in Brussels trying his alleged accomplices this week. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A further three men, accomplices of the robbers, are serving sentences ranging from eight years to life. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Yesterday a man accused of setting up the international money laundering for the funds, and two alleged accomplices, denied being part of the plot. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Translations for 'accomplice'
British English: accomplice /əˈkɒmplɪs; əˈkʌm-/ NOUN
An accomplice is a person who helps to commit a crime.
Police believe that he had an accomplice.
- American English: accomplice
- Arabic: شَرِيكٌ في جَرِيـمَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: cúmplice
- Chinese: 同伙
- Croatian: suučesnik
- Czech: spolupachatel
- Danish: medskyldig
- Dutch: medeplichtige
- European Spanish: cómplice
- Finnish: rikostoveri
- French: complice
- German: Komplize
- Greek: συνεργός
- Italian: complice
- Japanese: 共犯者
- Korean: 공범
- Norwegian: medskyldig
- Polish: wspólnik
- European Portuguese: cúmplice
- Romanian: complice
- Russian: сообщник
- Spanish: cómplice
- Swedish: medbrottsling
- Thai: ผู้สมรู้ร่วมคิด
- Turkish: suç ortağı
- Ukrainian: співучасник
- Vietnamese: tòng phạm
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