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abet

verb [T] uk   /əˈbet/ (-tt-) us  
to help or encourage someone to do something wrong or illegal: His accountant had aided and abetted him in the fraud.
abettor
noun [C] uk   /əˈbet.ər/ us    /-ˈbet̬.ɚ/
Translations of “abet”
in Spanish incitar, instigar…
in French inciter (à)…
in German unterstützen, Beihilfe leisten…
in Chinese (Traditional) 教唆,唆使,慫恿, 夥同…作案…
in Chinese (Simplified) 教唆,唆使,怂恿, 伙同…作案…
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