conspirator [kən spir′ət ər]
[ME conspiratour < OFr < ML conspirator < pp. of L conspirare: see CONSPIRE]
a person who takes part in a conspiracy

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  • Conspirator — Con*spir a*tor, n. One who engages in a conspiracy; a plotter. 2 Sam. xv. 31. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • conspirator — UK [kənˈspɪrətə(r)] / US [kənˈspɪrətər] noun [countable] Word forms conspirator : singular conspirator plural conspirators someone who secretly makes a plan with another person or group to do something bad or illegal, especially in politics …   English dictionary

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