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connivance

División en sílabas: con·niv·ance
Pronunciación: /kəˈnīvəns
 
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Definición de connivance en inglés:

sustantivo

Willingness to secretly allow or be involved in wrongdoing, especially an immoral or illegal act: this infringement of the law had taken place with the connivance of officials
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Contractors in connivance with corrupt officials do shoddy work deliberately, so that they get a fresh contract soon for the job.
  • Jewish law discerns three different levels of connivance with wrongdoing.
  • Yet, it is necessary to outlive the inhuman experience of this attempt at genocide with the collaboration and connivance of the state and come to grips with its implications for the future of the Republic.
Sinónimos
collusion, complicity, collaboration, involvement, assistance;
tacit consent, conspiracy, intrigue

Origen

late 16th century (also in the Latin sense 'winking'): from French connivence or Latin conniventia, from connivere 'shut the eyes (to)' (see connive).

Words that rhyme with connivance

contrivance

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