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connivance

con·niv·ance (con·niv·ence)

connivance (connivence)

 
pronunciation:
k naI vns
part of speech: noun
definition 1: an act or instance of conniving.
similar words:
cabal, conspiracy
definition 2: in law, encouragement, knowledge, or consent of a wrongdoing by another.
derivations: connivant (adj.), connivantly (adv.)