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English definition of “plot”

plot

noun [C] (PLAN)    /plɒt/ US  /plɑːt/
a secret plan made by several people to do something that is wrong, harmful, or not legal, especially to do damage to a person or a government: The plot was discovered before it was carried out. [+ to infinitive] The police have foiled a plot to assassinate the president.Plotting and trappingPlanning, expecting and arrangingCheating and tricking
(Definition of plot noun (PLAN) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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