[ kuhm-plis-i-tee ]
/ kəmˈplɪs ɪ ti /
noun, plural com·plic·i·ties.
the state of being an accomplice; partnership or involvement in wrongdoing: complicity in a crime.
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OTHER WORDS FROM complicitycom·plic·i·tous, adjectivenon·com·plic·i·ty, noun, plural non·com·plic·i·ties.
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Example sentences from the Web for non-complicity
If the slave broke away from his captor, the latter had to swear to his non-complicity in the escape and was then free of blame.
British Dictionary definitions for non-complicity
/ (kəmˈplɪsɪtɪ) /
noun plural -ties
the fact or condition of being an accomplice, esp in a criminal act
a less common word for complexity
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