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connive

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishconnivecon‧nive /kəˈnaɪv/ verb [intransitive] 🔊 🔊 1 LET/ALLOWto not try to stop something wrong from happeningconnive at 🔊 He would not be the first politician to connive at a shady business deal.2 connive (with somebody) to do somethingconnivance noun [uncountable] 🔊 We could not have escaped without the connivance of the guards.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
conniveWould the brother connive at it?The problem remains of how to get the existing parliament to connive at its own demise.
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Verb table
connive
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyconnive
he, she, itconnives
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyconnived
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave connived
he, she, ithas connived
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad connived
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill connive
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have connived
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam conniving
he, she, itis conniving
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you, we, theyare conniving
Past
I, he, she, itwas conniving
you, we, theywere conniving
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been conniving
he, she, ithas been conniving
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been conniving
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be conniving
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been conniving
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