Definition of complicit adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//kəmˈplɪsɪt//
; NAmE NAmE//kəmˈplɪsɪt//
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complicit (in/with somebody/something) involved with other people in something wrong or illegal Several officers were complicit in the cover-up. Word Origin 1940s: back-formation from complicity.
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