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conspiracy

noun

Definition of CONSPIRACY

1
a group involved in secret or criminal activities <members of the conspiracy recognized each other by a secret handshake>
2
a secret agreement or cooperation between two parties for an illegal or dishonest purpose <a conspiracy among the leading manufacturers to fix prices>
3
a secret plan for accomplishing evil or unlawful ends <several generals were engaged in a conspiracy to overthrow the government>

February 27, 2015
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