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complicity

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noun com·plic·i·ty \kəm-ˈpli-s(ə-)tē\

Simple Definition of complicity

  • : the act of helping to commit a crime or do wrong in some way

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of complicity

plural

complicities

  1. 1 :  association or participation in or as if in a wrongful act

  2. 2 :  an instance of complicity

Examples of complicity in a sentence

  1. There's no proof of her complicity in the murder.

  2. He acted with his brother's complicity.



Circa 1656

First Known Use of complicity

circa 1656



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