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abet
American English: /əˈbɛt/
British English: /əˈbɛt/

Translation of abet in Spanish:

transitive verb -tt-

  • (crime)
    inducir or instigar a
    (person)
    (encourage) inducir
    instigar
    (assist) ayudar
    secundar
    see alsoaid 2
    Example sentences
    • Now he had betrayed the hometown people by aiding and abetting their enemies.
    • The basic premise is that anyone who opposes the foreign or domestic policies of the government is ipso facto guilty of aiding and abetting the terrorists.
    • The one who did not return to clear his name became the only one still convicted - of aiding and abetting people now cleared of any offence.
    Example sentences
    • As the accessory foresaw only minor physical harm, he was guilty of aiding and abetting manslaughter.
    • In any jurisdiction in the country, aiding and abetting a felony is a crime, subject to prosecution, trial, and imprisonment.
    • The implication is that business schools are aiding and abetting accounting fraud and other misdeeds by failing to teach their students not to commit crimes.

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