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conspiracy

Pronunciation: /kənˈspɪrəsi/

Translation of conspiracy in Spanish:

noun/nombre (plural -cies)

  • 1.1 countable/numerable (plot) conspiración (feminine) there's a conspiracy against me in this office! [humorous/humorístico] ¡toda la oficina está confabulada contra mí! [humorous/humorístico] conspiracy to + infinitive/infinitivo conspiración para + infinitive/infinitivo the press maintained a conspiracy of silence on the subject la prensa guardó un silencio cómplice sobre el tema
    Example sentences
    • The tacit conspiracy is the cause; the secret conspiracies are the symptoms.
    • Where there were kings, queens, palaces there ought to be intrigues, conspiracies and secret tunnels.
    • If the uncovered ‘secrets’ involve grand conspiracies, so much the better.
    1.2 uncountable/no numerable (act of conspiring) conspiración (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • She is serving three-and-a-half years in prison for conspiracy to pervert the course of justice.
    • Tamper with a witness and see how you would go on a charge of conspiracy to pervert the course of justice.
    • The second man is also being held on suspicion of conspiracy to pervert the course of justice.

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