conspiracynoun [ C or U ]uk /kənˈspɪr.ə.si/ us /kənˈspɪr.ə.si/
The three men are accused of conspiracy.
conspiracy of silence
- They are both charged with conspiracy to defraud an insurance company of $20 000.
- It's all part of a conspiracy to keep women down.
- He believes there is a right-wing conspiracy organized by the CIA and the military-industrial complex to maneuver the country into another war.
- The tape recordings provided prosecutors with the smoking gun they needed to prove he'd been involved in the conspiracy.