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conspire
American English: /kənˈspaɪ(ə)r/
British English: /kənˈspʌɪə/

Translation of conspire in Spanish:

intransitive verb

  • (plot) to conspire to + infinitive
    conspirar para + infinitive
    to conspire against somebody
    conspirar contra alguien
    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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