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conspireverb [I]

uk   /kənˈspaɪər/ us   /kənˈspaɪr/
to plan secretly with other people to do something bad, illegal, or against someone's wishes: [+ to infinitive] He felt that his colleagues were conspiring together to remove him from his job. As girls, the sisters used to conspire with each other against their brother.
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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: [+ to infinitive] They somehow conspired to keep the theater alive when all government funding ended.
(Definition of conspire from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “conspire”
in Vietnamese âm mưu…
in Spanish conspirar…
in Malaysian komplot…
in Thai ร่วมกันวางแผนอย่างลับ ๆ…
in French conspirer…
in German sich verschwören…
in Chinese (Traditional) 密謀, 共謀, 圖謀…
in Russian устраивать заговор…
in Turkish komplo kurmak, gizli plan yapmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 密谋, 共谋, 图谋…
in Indonesian bersekongkol…
in Polish spiskować…
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