Meaning of “conspire” in the English Dictionary

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"conspire" in British English

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(Definition of “conspire” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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conspireverb [ I ]

us /kənˈspɑɪər/

to plan secretly with other people to do something bad, illegal, or against someone’s wishes:

[ + to infinitive ] Moore conspired with Graham to rob the bank.

To conspire can also mean to make something happen that is difficult to do:

(Definition of “conspire” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)