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complot Line breaks: com|plot
Pronunciation: /ˈkɒmplɒt/

Definition of complot in English:

noun

rare
A secret or underhand plan: fears of a Jesuit complot to undermine republican institutions
More example sentences
  • I cannot brook their vile complots.
  • Fears of a Jesuit complot to undermine republican institutions were widely bruited in the 1870s.
  • The 7th chapter denounces "the anti-astrological process" (the malignant academic complot to exclude astrology from the science mainstream).

Origin

Mid 16th century: French, of uncertain origin.

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