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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The act or an instance of conspiring.
  • n. A joint effort directed toward a goal.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Agreement or concurrence for some end or purpose; conspiracy.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Agreement or concurrence for some end or purpose; conspiracy.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Conspiracy.
  • n. Concurrence; mutual tendency in action.

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Examples

  • Convention que j'appelle sur cette vaste conspiration.

    Moniteur/Morning Chronicle

  • Another right wing conspiration to neutralize members of the liberal media with toothaches.

    Beat 360° 10/21/08

  • Their critical scepticismcannot prevent the theory and experience of spiritual energy from combining to warn us that WE HAVE REACHED A DECISIVE POINT IN HUMAN EVOLUTION, at which the only way forward is in the direction of a common passion~ a conspiration.

    9/11 WAS A PLANETARY CALL TO UNITE OR PERISH

  • It sounded to me like a silence conspiration - or maybe I was looking for excuses?

    Another long blogging break…

  • For in a manner all things are implicated with one another, and all in this way are friendly to one another; for one thing comes in order after another, and this is by virtue of the active movement and mutual conspiration and the unity of the substance.

    The Meditations

  • Well, mes amis, la vaste conspiration gauche de médias d'aile, or what you've come to know as the Vast Left Wing Media Conspiracy is ramping up their pre-election efforts to slander the Commander In Chief.

    Archive 2004-03-07

  • Tom Wealdon used to remark, with a chuckle, from time to time, in the thick of the fuss and conspiration which was the breath of his nostrils; and, doubtless, so they are, and were, and ever will be, until the time-honoured machinery of our election system has been overhauled, and adapted to the civilisation of these days.

    Wylder's Hand

  • Briefly, in such a world without order and array, owing nothing, lending nothing, and borrowing nothing, you would see a more dangerous conspiration than that which Aesop exposed in his Apologue.

    Five books of the lives, heroic deeds and sayings of Gargantua and his son Pantagruel

  • I would like to know what is the logic behind this course of action taken by the interest section, because, if according to your reasoning, there is a conspiration behind this, wasn't it better just to send the diplomat home so that the Elian case could move on without any other complications?

    CNN Transcript - Special Event: Cuban Interests Section Says Imperatori Resigned from Post, Chose to Stay in U.S. - February 26, 2000

  • However, in 1954, a conspiration that joined the traditional national power centers, inheritors of colonialism, with powerful foreign interests, overthrew the democratic regime as a result of an armed invasion, thereby reimposing the old system of oppression which has characterized the history of my country.

    Nobel Lecture

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