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connive
Inglés americano: /kəˈnaɪv/
Inglés británico: /kəˈnʌɪv/

intransitive verb

  • 1.1 (plot) Ver ejemplos:to connive (with somebody)
    actuar en complicidad or [formal] en connivencia (con alguien)
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • I believe that most public servants like their jobs, believe that they're acting in the public interest, would not consciously assist in or connive in something that was clearly morally wrong, let alone criminal.
    • We have handed special advisers immense power by conniving in their attempts to manage the flow of news.
    • The accusation that the king aimed at increasing the royal prerogative or deliberately connived at secret influence will not bear scrutiny.
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • Married to a multimillionaire, she has hustled, harangued, conspired and connived to get Athens to the finish line.
    • And even worse, he may take the weekends to plan and conspire and connive and make sure that he isn't caught when he goes back on his shooting spree during the week.
    • They are scheming and conniving and sometimes thoughtlessly cruel, too.
    1.2 (cooperate) Ver ejemplos:to connive at something
    ser cómplice en algo
    I refuse to connive at this deception
    me niego a ser cómplice en este engaño

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