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machinations

noun [plural] uk   /ˌmæʃ.ɪˈneɪ.ʃənz/ /ˌmæk-/ us  
complicated and secret plans to get power or control: Despite a commitment to a more open government, the public is still being kept in the dark about the inner machinations of the Cabinet.
Translations of “machinations”
in Chinese (Traditional) (為奪取權力的)陰謀,詭計…
in Russian интриги, махинации…
in Turkish karmaşık ve gizli planlar/faaliyetler…
in Chinese (Simplified) (为夺取权力的)阴谋,诡计…
in Polish machinacje…
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