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plotternoun [C]

 us   /ˈplɑt̬·ər/
a ​person who, together with other plotters, is ​secretlyplanning to do something that is ​wrong, ​harmful, or ​illegal: One of the plotters was ​caught.
(Definition of plotter from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







"plotter" in British English

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plotternoun [C]

uk   /ˈplɒt.ər/  us   /ˈplɑː.t̬ɚ/
  • plotter noun [C] (PERSON)

someone who makes a ​secretplan to do something ​wrong, ​harmful, or ​illegal
  • plotter noun [C] (EQUIPMENT)

a ​piece of ​equipment that ​marks things, such as the ​position of a ​ship or ​aircraft, on a ​map or ​piece of ​paper
(Definition of plotter from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “plotter”
in Chinese (Simplified) 人, 阴谋者…
in Chinese (Traditional) 人, 陰謀者…
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