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connive

US [kəˈnaɪv]
UK [kə'naɪv]
  • v.纵容;默许;放任;共谋
  • Web假装不见;密谋;共同给予为默许
Simple Present:connives  Present Participle:conniving  Past Tense:connived  
connive
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v.
1.
[i]
~ at/in sth
纵容;默许;放任to seem to allow sth wrong to happen
She knew that if she said nothing she would be conniving in an injustice.
她知道她如果什么也不说就是在纵容不公正的行为。
2.
[i]
~ (with sb) (to do sth)
共谋;狼狈为奸;同流合污to work together with sb to do sth wrong or illegal
The government was accused of having connived with the security forces to permit murder.
政府被指控与安全部队狼狈为奸放任谋杀。

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