complicity

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noun com·plic·i·ty \kəm-ˈpli-s(ə-)tē\

Definition of complicity

plural

complicities

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

  2. 2 :  an instance of complicity

Examples of complicity in a sentence

  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


COMPLICITY Defined for English Language Learners

complicity

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noun com·plic·i·ty \kəm-ˈpli-s(ə-)tē\

Definition of complicity for English Language Learners

  • : the act of helping to commit a crime or do wrong in some way



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