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abettor

[uh-bet-er] /əˈbɛt ər/
noun
1.
a person who abets.
Also, abetter.
Origin
1505-1515
1505-15; < Anglo-French abettour. See abet, -or2
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abettor

in law, a person who becomes equally guilty in the crime of another by knowingly and voluntarily aiding the criminal during the act itself. An abettor is one kind of accomplice (q.v.), the other being an accessory, who aids the criminal prior to or after the crime

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