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complot

[noun kom-plot; verb kuh m-plot] /noun ˈkɒmˌplɒt; verb kəmˈplɒt/
noun
1.
a plot involving several participants; conspiracy.
verb (used with or without object), complotted, complotting.
2.
to plot together; conspire.
Origin of complot
1570-1580
1570-80; < Middle French; compare Old French complot dense crowd, accord, understanding, conspiracy, complote assembly (of troops); of obscure origin
Related forms
complotment, noun
complotter, noun
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complot

noun (ˈkɒmplɒt)
1.
a plot or conspiracy
verb (kəmˈplɒt) -plots, -plotting, -plotted
2.
to plot together; conspire
Derived Forms
complotter, noun
Word Origin
C16: from Old French, of unknown origin
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