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cabal (kuh BAL) (noun)
A secret group, or a plot, that is devoted to intrigue and to the overthrow of a political system: The cabal consisted of men and women who were committed to achieving a new government, by force if necessary.
cable (KAY buhl) (noun)
A rope, wire, or chain of considerable circumference and strength which may be used to hold or to fasten objects together or, as in telecommunications, to carry electric or message impulses: The workmen installed the new cable for the telephone system.

When the workers were installing the new cable system in the basement, they came across a secret room where it appeared that a cabal of social advocates met.

cable (s) (noun), cables (pl)
Etymology: from Old North French, from Middle Latlin capulum, "lasso, rope, halter for cattle"; from Latin capere, "to take, to seize".
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cable (verb), cables; cabled; cabling
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electric cable
A protected bundle of wires to carry an electric current.
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Unit of length of heavy rope or chain for mooring or anchoring a ship; originally the length of a ship's anchor cable or 120 fathoms (219 meters/720 feet), but now taken as one-tenth of a nautical mile (185.3 meters/608 feet).
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cable (KAY buhl) (s) (noun), cables (pl)
1. The wires used by the telecommunication industry to transmit electronic signals, e.g. telephone, TV, etc.: The telephone company laid their cables under the streets in Jim's neighborhood.
2. A telegram or electronic message sent from one location to another one: Karen was asked to send a cable to the company's overseas office.
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tray cable
A cable which may be used for interconnecting a balance-of-systems.
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