Translation of cabal in Spanish:

cabal

Pronunciation: /kəˈbæl/

n

  • 1.1 (group) conciliábulo (masculine)
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    • In a party with its cliques and cabals, his distinguishing characteristic is that he has always had an independent streak, looking out for himself and refusing to rely on others.
    • Indeed, cliques and cabals spring up and create their own behavioral benchmarks, codes of conduct simultaneously acting inclusive and exclusive.
    • We do need to move forward, but as individual states with a common goal, not a superstate dominated by cliques, cabals and vested interests.
    1.2 (plot) conspiración (feminine)
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    • In the popular political imagination we're familiar with the neocons as conniving militarists, masters of intrigue and cabals, graspers for the oil supplies of the world, and all the rest.
    • If there is in existence a genuine cabal of intrigue and perfidy, the logical targets of such accusations were surely the members of the regime.

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