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connivance

kuh nahy vuhns

  • n  agreement on a secret plot
  • n  (law) tacit approval of someone's wrongdoing

  • Meanwhile, smugglers, with the full connivance of the colonists, were getting rich at the expense of honest tax-paying citizens.
  • Just as much, it has scandalized the ivy-walled cloisters of Oxford, exposing a culture of jealousy and mean-spirited connivance at sharp odds with the universitys public .
  • With the connivance of the bell captain, he snuck into Mr.
News & Articles

  • MOVIE REVIEW: High bar of original too much for 'RoboCop'
    Dutch director Paul Verhoeven’s original 1987 “Robocop” — in which man was merged with machine to fight lawlessness — was a savvy slice of science fiction that not only tapped into the era’s fear of crime but also gave viewers a neat sendup of corporate connivance and media manipulation.
    Feb. 14, 2014 - The San Angelo Standard-Times
  • More thrills, less satirical bite
    Dutch director Paul Verhoeven's original 1987 RoboCop -- in which man was merged with machine to fight lawlessness -- was a savvy slice of sci-fi that not only tapped into the era's fear of crime but also gave viewers a neat sendup of corporate connivance and media manipulation.
    Feb. 13, 2014 - Erie Times-News
  • Saudi Ballistic Missiles Secretly Upgraded
    Saudi Arabia is a nation chiefly comprised of superstition addled human beings, ruled by the 'cosmopolitan' but still very suspect Saudi royal family who cannot be trusted to even honor their word, much less to behave with acceptable morality at all as they violated the missile non-proliferation treaties (with US connivance and PRC complicity) top which they are parties.
    Feb. 10, 2014 - Strategy Page
Quotes

  • Mushtaq Ahmed in Business Standard
    Khan belongs to Taliban leader Baitullah Mehsud's group and came to Lahore from Afghanistan a few months ago. He carried out the attack with his fellow countrymen in connivance with local facilitators,Deputy Inspector General of Police...
  • Brinda Karat in Sify
    We are not satisfied with the GoM (Group of Ministers). You require an independent probe into the connivance of different levels of Indian institutions with the criminals of the Union Carbide Corporation in America and India on Bhopal,she...
  • Vitaly Churkin in AsiaOne
    Friday, Russia's UN Ambassador Vitaly Churkin said Tbilisi had only itself to blame for the punishing Russian response to "its treacherous attacks" on South Ossetia, carried out "with the connivance of a number of Security Council members."

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