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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

Full Definition of complicity

plural com·plic·i·ties

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

  2. 2 :  an instance of complicity

Examples of complicity

  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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