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abet

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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abeta‧bet /əˈbet/ verb (abetted, abetting) [transitive] 🔊 🔊 SCCHELPto help someone do something wrong or illegal aid and abet at aid2(3)
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Examples from the Corpus
abetIt has been aided and abetted.What if these citizens were quietly protected, even aided and abetted, by our elected officials?The Shawnees, abetted by southern Creeks, were seeking to stem the surge of expansion into their hinterlands.Abohalima, Salameh and Ayyad, like Alkaisi, are charged with aiding and abetting the bombing.My negligence abetted the theft of time.It isn't eased by the knowledge that the bankers who aided and abetted these exercises have suffered as much as anybody.The hack drivers aided and abetted this extortion, hustling unwary tourists to the Davis establishment.Other charges included abetting various other financial offences and abusing state authority.
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Verb table
abet
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyabet
he, she, itabets
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyabetted
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave abetted
he, she, ithas abetted
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad abetted
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill abet
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have abetted
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam abetting
he, she, itis abetting
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you, we, theyare abetting
Past
I, he, she, itwas abetting
you, we, theywere abetting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been abetting
he, she, ithas been abetting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been abetting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be abetting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been abetting
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