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conspiracy theorynoun [C]

uk   /kənˈspɪr.ə.si ˌθɪə.ri/  us   /kənˈspɪr.ə.si ˌθɪr.i/
a belief that an unpleasant event or situation is the result of a secret plan made by powerful people
conspiracy theorist
noun [C] uk   us  
someone who believes in a conspiracy theory
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