conspiracy

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Anglo-Norman and Old French conspiracie, from Latin conspiratio. Doublet of conspiration.

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  • IPA(key): /kənˈspɪɹəsi/
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conspiracy (countable and uncountable, plural conspiracies)

  1. The act of two or more persons, called conspirators, working secretly to obtain some goal, usually understood with negative connotations.
  2. (law) An agreement between two or more persons to break the law at some time in the future.
  3. A group of ravens.
  4. (linguistics) A situation in which different phonological or grammatical rules lead to similar or related outcomes.

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