connivance

  1. agreement on a secret plot
  2. (law) tacit approval of someone's wrongdoing

Connivance

Connivance is the act of conniving or conspiring, especially with the knowledge of and active or passive consent to wrongdoing or a twist in truth, to make something appear as something that it is not. A legal finding of connivance may be made when an accuser has assisted in the act about which they are complaining. In some legal jurisdictions, an...
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Connivance

• (n.) Corrupt or guilty assent to wrongdoing, not involving actual participation in, but knowledge of, and failure to prevent or oppose it. • (n.) Intentional failure or forbearance to discover a fault or wrongdoing; voluntary oversight; passive consent or cooperation.
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Connivance

1) Ignoring another person's wrongdoing, for example, by indirectly condoning an illegal act by another person. 2) In family law, a (somewhat archaic) defense that says that a person making claims against a spouse connived in the spouse's bad behavior. For example, a husband who invites his wife's lover along on vacation may have connived in her ad...
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connivance

tacit consent noun (law) tacit approval of someone`s wrongdoing
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connivance

collusion noun agreement on a secret plot
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Connivance

Con·niv'ance noun [ Confer French connivence , Latin conniventia .] 1. Intentional failure or forbearance to discover a fault or wrongdoing; voluntary oversight; passive consent or coöperation. 2. (Law) Corrupt or guilty assent to wrongdoing, not involving actual ...
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Connivance

An agreement or consent, indirectly given, that something unlawful shall be done by another.
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connivance

connivance, connivence (another spelling) 1. A secret joint conspiracy or plotting; the act of conniving with someone. 2. Tacit encouragement or assent to some kind of wrongdoing; unspoken encouragement of or consent (without participation) to wrongdoing by someone else. 3. Pretended ignorance or secret encouragement of wrongdoing.
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connivance

[n] - agreement on a secret plot 2. [n] - (law) tacit approval of someone`s wrongdoing
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