What does complicity mean?

Definitions for complicitykəmˈplɪs ɪ ti

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. complicity(noun)

    guilt as an accomplice in a crime or offense

Wiktionary

  1. complicity(Noun)

    The state of being complicit; involvement as a partner or accomplice, especially in a crime or other wrongdoing.

  2. complicity(Noun)

    Complexity.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Complicity(noun)

    the state of being an accomplice; participation in guilt

  2. Origin: [F. complicit.]

Freebase

  1. Complicity

    Complicity is a novel by Scottish author Iain Banks. It was published in 1993.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Complicity

    Association with or participation in an act that is, or is perceived to be, criminal or immoral. One is complicitous when one promotes or unduly benefits from practices or institutions that are morally or legally suspect.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of complicity in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of complicity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Elena Azaola:

    It's impossible to escape from that prison without total complicity from the authorities and/or guards.

  2. Tom Bartles:

    It's a reminder of all of our collective complicity in human extractive industries, this happens every day, we just don't see it.

  3. Marie Rodet:

    The French tried to monitor the region to make sure the Islamists will be prevented from further attacks, but some were able to escape and hide further north with local complicity.

  4. Erik Pevernagie:

    As anonymity and indifference can evaporate the spirit of complicity between people, just a bit of a chat can bring some shining light in a cloudy climate. ( "Un brin de causette svp" ) .

  5. Juana Camila Bautista:

    I haven't seen this type of complicity in Mexico City. Our work is transparent. Though we know organized crime groups exist in other parts of the country, they haven't permeated Mexico City.

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