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conspiracy

noun con·spir·a·cy \kən-ˈspir-ə-sē\

: a secret plan made by two or more people to do something that is harmful or illegal

: the act of secretly planning to do something that is harmful or illegal

plural con·spir·a·cies

Full Definition of CONSPIRACY

1
:  the act of conspiring together
2
a :  an agreement among conspirators
b :  a group of conspirators

Examples of CONSPIRACY

  1. The CIA uncovered a conspiracy against the government.
  2. They were accused of conspiracy to commit murder.

Origin of CONSPIRACY

Middle English conspiracie, from Latin conspirare
First Known Use: 14th century

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