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conspiracy theory

noun [C] uk   us  
a belief that an unpleasant event or situation is the result of a secret plan made by powerful people
conspiracy theorist
noun [C] uk   us  
someone who believes in a conspiracy theory
Translations of “conspiracy theory”
in Chinese (Traditional) 陰謀論…
in Chinese (Simplified) 阴谋论…
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