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complicity

noun [U] uk   /kəmˈplɪs.ɪ.ti/ us    /-ə.t̬i/ formal
involvement in a crime or some activity that is wrong: She is suspected of complicity in the fraud.Taking part and getting involvedGetting involved for one's own benefit or against others' willCrime - general words
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