connivance definition

  • noun:
    • The act of conniving.
    • Law understanding of and tacit consent into payment of an illegal work by another.
    • the entire process of conniving.
    • Intentional failure or forbearance to find a fault or wrongdoing; voluntary supervision; passive consent or co√∂peration.
    • Corrupt or accountable assent to wrongdoing, maybe not involving real involvement in, but understanding of, and failure to prevent or oppose it.
    • The work of conniving, tacitly allowing, or ultimately aiding; collusion by withholding condemnation or publicity; tacit or implied encouragement, specifically of wrong-doing.
    • into the law of divorce, especially, the corrupt consenting of a married individual that conduct when you look at the spouse of which issue is later made.
    • arrangement on a secret plot
    • (legislation) tacit endorsement of somebody's wrongdoing

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