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abet

verb [T] uk   us   /əˈbet/ (-tt-)
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 Vietnamese tiếp tay…
in Spanish incitar, instigar…
in Thai ให้กำลังใจ…
in Malaysian bersubahat…
in French inciter (à)…
in German unterstützen, Beihilfe leisten…
in Chinese (Traditional) 教唆,唆使,慫恿, 夥同…作案…
in Indonesian menghasut…
in Chinese (Simplified) 教唆,唆使,怂恿, 伙同…作案…
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