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British English: /kəˈnʌɪv/
American English: /kəˈnaɪv/

Translation of connive in French:

intransitive verb

  • 1to connive at
    contribuer délibérément à
    (theft, betrayal, escape)
  • 2 (participate)to connive (with somebody) to do something
    être de connivence or de mèche (informal) (avec quelqu'un) pour faire quelque chose

also: conniving present participle adjective

  • (person)
    a conniving glance
    un regard de connivence

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