conspiration


con·spi·ra·tion

noun \ˌkän(t)-spə-ˈrā-shən, ˌkän-(ˌ)spi-ˈrā-\

Definition of CONSPIRATION

1
:  the act or action of plotting or secretly combining
2
:  a joint effort toward a particular end
con·spi·ra·tion·al \-shnəl, -shə-nəl\ adjective

First Known Use of CONSPIRATION

14th century

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