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conspiracy

noun [C or U] uk   us   /kənˈspɪr.ə.si/
the activity of secretly planning with other people to do something bad or illegal: The three men are accused of conspiracy. [+ to infinitive] She has been charged with conspiracy to murder. I think there was a conspiracy to keep me out of the committee.conspiracy of silence a general agreement to keep silent about a subject for the purpose of keeping it secret
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in Chinese (Traditional) 陰謀, 密謀, 謀劃…
in Russian заговор…
in Turkish komplo, gizli plan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 阴谋, 密谋, 谋划…
in Polish spisek…
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