connivance


con·niv·ance

noun \kə-ˈnī-vən(t)s\

Definition of CONNIVANCE

:  the act of conniving; especially :  knowledge of and active or passive consent to wrongdoing

Examples of CONNIVANCE

  1. <was able to sneak out at night with the connivance of a camp counselor>

First Known Use of CONNIVANCE

1593

Other Legal Terms

actionable, alienable, carceral, chattel, complicity, decedent, larceny, malfeasance, modus operandi

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