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conspire

Pronunciation: /kənˈspaɪr; kənˈspaɪə(r)/

Translation of conspire in Spanish:

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • (plot) conspirar to conspire to + infinitive/infinitivo conspirar para + infinitive/infinitivo to conspire against sb conspirar contra algn circumstances conspired to thwart our plans todo conspiró or se confabuló para que nuestros planes fracasaran
    Example sentences
    • They didn't lose their case because everyone conspired against them.
    • This type of public affirmation of the underdog was partly why his enemies conspired against him.
    • Before he died, he believed that his doctors had conspired against him.

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