Definition of conspiracy
- They were accused of conspiracy to commit murder.
- uncovered a conspiracy against the government
- a conspiracy made up of disgruntled aristocrats
The CIA uncovered a conspiracy against the government.
They were accused of conspiracy to commit murder.
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: 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
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to speak or write verbosely and windily
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