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cahoots

noun [plural]     /kəˈhuːts/ informal
in cahoots (with) acting together with others for an illegal or dishonest purpose : A banker and a government minister were in cahoots over a property deal . It's reckoned that someone in the government was in cahoots with the assassin .Plotting and trappingPlanning, expecting and arrangingCheating and tricking
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