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complicity (s) (noun), complicities (pl)
1. Participation in wrongdoing, or involvement, with someone else in doing something illegal: The authorities found out that the computer programmer was taking part in a complicity to get private information about people's credit cards for a criminal organization so it could transfer money from the bank accounts of the victims.
2. The act of helping to commit a questionable act, an illegal activity, or a crime: Jerome was involved with his brother in a complicity to steal diamonds and valuable necklaces and rings from the jewelry store.
Partnership in a criminal act.
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The participation or involvement in doing something that is wrong or illegal with another person. (1)