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His page also contained posts claiming that the government was conspiring against him, and support for rightwing and pro-Brexit groups. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Rangers are back in the drop zone after results this weekend conspired against them. The Sun (2014)She accused three unnamed government officials of conspiring to kill her. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He is also accused of conspiring to cause loss of life. The Sun (2012)She became convinced that schools and exam boards were conspiring together to make tests easier. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They still face charges of conspiring to commit misconduct in a public office. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The mum of two had admitted conspiring to commit misconduct in a public office. The Sun (2015)He has yet to enter pleas to two counts of conspiring to commit misconduct in public office. The Sun (2013)He admitted conspiring to commit an act of misconduct in a public office. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Four people were charged with conspiring to commit criminal damage against buildings used for animal experiments. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Both were accused of conspiring to commit misconduct by paying public officials for stories. The Sun (2015)The accusations were incredibly serious -- elements within the national staff had conspired to produce a disaster. Calcio: A History of Italian Football (2006)They deny 22 counts of conspiring to commit misconduct in public office. The Sun (2014)They deny conspiring to defraud the borough's returning officer by dishonestly causing and permitting applications for proxy votes. Times, Sunday Times (2006)In June 2006 he was convicted of belonging to a gang that conspired to commit crime. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Not one of them seems to have understood how serious a'high crime or misdemeanour' they were conspiring to commit. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The Cuban Government was torn between dismissing his dissident views as a minor irrelevance and accusing him of conspiring to overthrow the system. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He faced Bristol crown court yesterday charged with conspiring to produce the class B drug. The Sun (2016)
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Translations for 'conspire'
British English: conspire VERB
If two or more people or groups conspire to do something illegal or harmful, they make a secret agreement to do it.
They'd conspired to overthrow the government.
I thought people were conspiring against me.
Definition of conspire from the Collins English Dictionary
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