Definition of complicity
- arrested for complicity in the crime
- The two share a complicity she calls fraternal.
- —Joan Dupont
There's no proof of her complicity in the murder.
He acted with his brother's complicity.
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: the act of helping to commit a crime or do wrong in some way
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