Definition of 'complicity'
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She is charged with one count of murder and complicity in four others. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He still faces charges of complicity in the killing of demonstrators during the protests that toppled him. The Sun (2013)Look instead at the vast compensation given to other terror suspects after they alleged British complicity in their mistreatment. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But the question of the Argentine church's alleged complicity with the regime refuses to go away. Times, Sunday Times (2013)There are 20 recycling plants in Sochi and police have accused them of complicity in the crimes. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The bank's French unit was placed under investigation last week for alleged complicity in illegal sales practices. Times, Sunday Times (2013)They are all suing the Government for compensation for alleged complicity in the claimed abusive treatment in the American military detention camp. Times, Sunday Times (2009)In an act of sulky complicity, I took them all off the shelves and stamped them all out on my own ticket. ARE YOU TALKING TO ME?: A Life Through the Movies (2004)
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Translations for 'complicity'
British English: complicity NOUN
Complicity is involvement with other people in an illegal activity or plan.
He is accused of complicity with the leader of the coup.
Definition of complicity from the Collins English Dictionary
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