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kəˈnaɪ vənscon·nivance

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. connivance, collusionnoun

    agreement on a secret plot

  2. connivance, secret approval, tacit consentnoun

    (law) tacit approval of someone's wrongdoing

Wiktionary

  1. connivancenoun

    The process of conniving.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Connivancenoun

    intentional failure or forbearance to discover a fault or wrongdoing; voluntary oversight; passive consent or cooperation

  2. Connivancenoun

    corrupt or guilty assent to wrongdoing, not involving actual participation in, but knowledge of, and failure to prevent or oppose it

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  1. Connivance

    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, and for certain behaviors, it may prevent the accuser from prevailing. For example, if someone were to entice their spouse to commit adultery, they might be blocked from divorcing their spouse on grounds of that adultery. See Sargent v. Sargent, Court of Chancery of New Jersey, 1920. 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.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of connivance in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of connivance in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of connivance in a Sentence

  1. Ricardo A Scott:

    There are those who sit and wonder why others strive amongst all the odds. They will never know, as they are the ones who try to keep others back by their envy and connivance with which they are preoccupied most of the time'- ricardo a scott, reggae inventor from trench town

  2. Vincenzo Spadafora:

    Too often the soccer clubs have played down and defended due to laziness, connivance or fear the extremists among their own fans, over the last few months things have started to change but there are still many steps to be taken.

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