Definitions for machinationˌmæk əˈneɪ ʃən, ˈmæʃ ə-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

mach•i•na•tionˌmæk əˈneɪ ʃən, ˈmæʃ ə-(n.)

  1. Usu., machinations. a crafty scheme or maneuver; an intrigue.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. intrigue, machination(noun)

    a crafty and involved plot to achieve your (usually sinister) ends

Wiktionary

  1. machination(Noun)

    A clever scheme or artful plot, usually crafted for evil purposes.

  2. machination(Noun)

    The act of machinating or plotting.

  3. Origin: From machinatio, from machinari; see machinate.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Machination(noun)

    the act of machinating

  2. Machination(noun)

    that which is devised; a device; a hostile or treacherous scheme; an artful design or plot

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