abet Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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abetverb [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/
(Definition of abet from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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abetverb [T]

 us   /əˈbet/ (-tt-)
to ​help or ​encourage a ​person or thing to do something, esp. something ​wrong or ​illegal: Shady ​lawyers abetted the company’s ​officers in ​stealing the ​funds.
(Definition of abet from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “abet”
in Spanish incitar, instigar…
in Vietnamese tiếp tay…
in Malaysian bersubahat…
in Thai ให้กำลังใจ…
in French inciter (à)…
in German unterstützen, Beihilfe leisten…
in Chinese (Simplified) 教唆,唆使,怂恿, 伙同…作案…
in Indonesian menghasut…
in Chinese (Traditional) 教唆,唆使,慫恿, 夥同…作案…
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