Meaning of CONSPIRACY in English

CONSPIRACY

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a conspiracy theory (= a theory that an event was the result of secret plan made by two or more people )

A variety of conspiracy theories question the official account of President Kennedy’s assassination.

conspiracy to defraud (= a secret plan to cheat someone, made by two or more people )

He faces charges of theft and conspiracy to defraud .

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

criminal

In the end the sentence-for criminal conspiracy , corruption and bribery-was a compromise.

Labor began as a criminal conspiracy .

The little rituals of a nineteenth-century criminal conspiracy .

guilty

Last month Duriez and Tibbles was found guilty of conspiracy to commit arson.

Pate pleaded guilty to drug conspiracy charges in September and was sentenced to 18 months in prison.

He was found guilty of conspiracy to murder but not guilty of attempted murder.

Found guilty of seditious conspiracy and possession of illegal weapons, they are serving prison terms ranging from 35 to 105 years.

Another Leeds player, defender Michael Duberry, pleaded not guilty to conspiracy to pervert the course of justice.

Williams pleaded guilty to conspiracy Jan. 28 and is awaiting sentencing.

The three defendants were found guilty of conspiracy to possess drugs. 9 February was set for sentencing.

international

Two of the accused nurses told the court they were forced to confess to an international conspiracy under torture.

■ NOUN

charge

Wain's father Robert, 48, of Southend on Sea, was cleared of handling and conspiracy charges .

Yahweh and six followers had been convicted in May of federal conspiracy charges .

Pate pleaded guilty to drug conspiracy charges in September and was sentenced to 18 months in prison.

Superior Court Judge William Pounders dismissed the conspiracy charge and declared a mistrial in the case of the other 12 counts.

McVeigh, 27, and Nichols, 40, could face the death penalty if convicted on federal murder and conspiracy charges .

He also faces two other conspiracy charges with Annette Tibbles from Northampton.

theorist

But two or three unusual features of last week's cut fired the imagination of New York's conspiracy theorists .

But conspiracy theorists have argued over the years that Oswald was an agent manipulated by Moscow.

A particular theorist may argue with the interpretations of other conspiracy theorists, because by no means all theorists agree with one another.

Like our late twentieth-century conspiracy theorists , Dooner starts with a few facts, disguising his fiction as straight social history.

The conspiracy theorists might have a point.

theory

Swanson knows his conspiracy theories , and his portrait of Dallas, mainly rancid, saves you the trip.

These people have enough conspiracy theories on their plates.

This more sophisticated and rationally expressed conspiracy theory of anti-semitism was combined with gutter racist anti-semitic abuse in its publications.

The militia is really a direct-mail marketing operation for conspiracy theory videos and a busy interchange on the information superhighway.

The air is thick with conspiracy theories whenever the regime feels threatened.

If the gay gene is in the mitochondria, then a conspiracy theory springs to the devious minds of Hurst and Haig.

Alex, however, subscribes to the standard conspiracy theory that the authorities undermine anyone investigating these sensitive areas.

Those blacks dedicated to conspiracy theories see white devils behind the murders of both Shakur and Wallace.

■ VERB

cause

A man and a woman were charged on April 15 with conspiracy to cause explosions and with possession of explosives and arms.

Another 40 people are facing charges of riot and conspiracy to cause grievous bodily harm.

They are jointly charged with conspiracy to cause explosions and possessing Semtex and six assault rifles on or before April 13.

Lord and Murray also denied conspiracy to cause violent disorder.

commit

Seven men, all from Bristol, admitted conspiracy to commit arson.

He said he questioned whether there was enough evidence to convict his client on conspiracy to commit murder.

Last month Duriez and Tibbles was found guilty of conspiracy to commit arson.

Richard Duriez from oxford is charged with conspiracy to commit criminal damage following that raid.

All three were charged with conspiracy to defraud, conspiracy to commit forgery, and false accounting.

The youngsters have been charged with conspiracy to commit criminal damage with intent to endanger life.

convict

He was also convicted of conspiracy to obstruct justice and interfering with witnesses.

He said he questioned whether there was enough evidence to convict his client on conspiracy to commit murder.

Mr Gray was convicted last year of conspiracy to supply heroin and ecstasy.

Three have been convicted on fraud or conspiracy charges, including the McDougals and former Arkansas Gov.

If convicted of conspiracy , Odeh and Wadih El-Hage, 40, could get life terms.

Nichols could be sentenced to death if convicted of murder, conspiracy and weapons counts.

defraud

They were charged with conspiracy to defraud the race course.

The same test applies now throughout the Theft Acts and in conspiracy to defraud .

Federal prosecutors are investigating whether Castle Grande was part of a conspiracy to defraud Madison.

Maxwell, 36, a former Mirror Group executive, was also in court this month, charged with conspiracy to defraud .

Derek Hatton, Liverpool council's former deputy leader, was charged with conspiracy to defraud the city's ratepayers.

He still faces charges of theft and conspiracy to defraud .

Maxwell brothers charged with conspiracy to defraud Kevin and Ian Maxwell have appeared in court charged with conspiracy to defraud.

face

They faced charges of conspiracy , murder, and contravention of the Aviation Security Act of 1982.

All face conspiracy , explosives and weapons charges.

He also faces two other conspiracy charges with Annette Tibbles from Northampton.

Ku, 49, of San Jose, was told he faced charges of conspiracy and firearms smuggling and dealing.

Hernandez, as the chief spy, is facing a murder conspiracy charge for their deaths.

The brothers also face a conspiracy charge.

They face theft and conspiracy charges.

find

Last month Duriez and Tibbles was found guilty of conspiracy to commit arson.

He was found guilty of conspiracy to murder but not guilty of attempted murder.

The three defendants were found guilty of conspiracy to possess drugs. 9 February was set for sentencing.

murder

He was found guilty of conspiracy to murder but not guilty of attempted murder.

The convictions included murder , conspiracy to murder, racketeering and conspiracy to distribute drugs in prison.

McCrory, Green and Doherty denied a similar conspiracy to murder Norris.

He was acquitted on a count of conspiracy to murder .

Brothers Mustafa and Mahmoud Mougrabi received one year and six years respectively for conspiracy to murder .

A possible answer emerged last week when Rizvi was arrested at his plush Bombay home and charged with conspiracy to murder .

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

Reynolds was charged with conspiracy against the government.

There was a conspiracy to defraud the company of millions of dollars.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Being something of a conspiracy buff, I believe this deal has been in the offing for quite some time.

But how this complaint lines up with the alleged conspiracy and fraudulent conduct is not clear to me.

He was entranced by his own thoughts, and dazzled by the elegant simplicity of his conspiracy theories.

In this way, the strategy proceeds from the same antisemitic assumptions and stereotypes as the more familiar and anti-Zionist conspiracy theories.

The charges included racketeering, conspiracy , bank fraud, securities fraud, misapplication of funds and interstate transportation of stolen property.

The convictions included murder, conspiracy to murder, racketeering and conspiracy to distribute drugs in prison.

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