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complice

[kom-plis] /ˈkɒm plɪs/
noun, Archaic.
1.
an accomplice or associate.
Origin
late Middle English
1425-1475
1425-75; late Middle English < Middle French < Late Latin complice-, oblique stem of complex confederate (formation modeled on simplex simplex), equivalent to com- com- + -plex -fold
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complice

/ˈkɒmplɪs; ˈkʌm-/
noun
1.
(obsolete) an associate or accomplice
Word Origin
C15: from Old French, from Late Latin complex partner, associate, from Latin complicāre to fold together; see complicate
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