Definition of conspiracy theory
: a theory that explains an event or set of circumstances as the result of a secret plot by usually powerful conspirators
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Conspiracy theories sprung up soon after the leader's assassination.
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CONSPIRACY THEORY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of conspiracy theory for English Language Learners
: a theory that explains an event or situation as the result of a secret plan by usually powerful people or groups
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