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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - (law) tacit approval of someone's wrongdoing; Agreement on a secret plot.

Usage examples (36)
  • The mob burnt down shops and even outlets selling milk allegedly in connivance with the police
  • It would be absurd to attribute any political meaning to the incident, or to suppose that it had any connivance from the French Government.
  • The same kind of connivance was practised to the advantage of other branches of the opposition.
  • Sivapalan had got his boarding pass before he was detained, indicating some kind of connivance with airline staff. for more
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