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com·plic·i·ty

 (kəm-plĭs′ĭ-tē)
n. pl. com·plic·i·ties
Involvement as an accomplice in a questionable act or a crime.

complicity

(kəmˈplɪsɪtɪ)
n, pl -ties
1. the fact or condition of being an accomplice, esp in a criminal act
2. a less common word for complexity

com•plic•i•ty

(kəmˈplɪs ɪ ti)

n., pl. -ties.
the state of being an accomplice; partnership or involvement in wrongdoing.
[1650–60; < Late Latin complic-,complex complice]
com•plic′i•tous, com•plic′it, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.complicity - guilt as an accomplice in a crime or offense
guilt, guiltiness - the state of having committed an offense

complicity

noun collusion, conspiracy, collaboration, connivance, abetment evidence of their complicity with international terrorists
Translations
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complicity

[kəmˈplɪsɪtɪ] Ncomplicidad f (in en)

complicity

[kəmˈplɪsɪti] ncomplicité f
complicity in (= involvement in) (gen)complicité dans
She suspected him of complicity in the criminal's escape → Elle le soupçonnait de complicité dans l'évasion du criminel.; (in offence, crime)complicité de
He is charged with complicity in crimes against humanity → Il est accusé de complicité de crimes contre l'humanité.

complicity

nMittäterschaft f(in bei)

complicity

[ˌkɒmpˈlɪsɪtɪ] n (frm) → complicità f inv
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There are marked distinctions in how complicities are staged.
8) While Sanders (2002:19) addresses a specifically South African context, his inclusion of "mental colonization" in the range of possible complicities is also illuminating when reading Zandile's behaviour.
And so I find myself enmeshed in the contradictions and complicities, ambitions and ambivalence that institutional critique is often accused of, caught between the self-flattering possibility that I was the first person to put the term in print, and the critically shameful prospect of having played a role in the reduction of certain radical practices to a pithy catchphrase, packaged for co-optation.