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machinations

plural noun  /ˌmæk·əˈneɪ·ʃənz, ˌmæʃ-/ us  
complicated and secret plans, esp. in obtaining or using power: She complained about the machinations political candidates employed to win.
Translations of “machinations”
in Chinese (Traditional) (為奪取權力的)陰謀,詭計…
in Russian интриги, махинации…
in Turkish karmaşık ve gizli planlar/faaliyetler…
in Chinese (Simplified) (为夺取权力的)阴谋,诡计…
in Polish machinacje…
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