Two or more individuals acting together to commit a crime or to commit a lawful act by unlawful means even if they are not aware of each other’s participation or role in the conspiracy. For example, Smith and Jones prepare to commit a crime. Jones enlists Adam’s help. Even though Adams and Smith are unaware of each other’s participation, there is a conspiracy between the two to commit the crime and they will be held liable for each other’s actions.
An area of government or corporate activity organized as an administrative or functional unit.
A small group of persons joined in a secret, often political, intrigue; junta
A religious body or denomination, esp. a small group that has broken away from an established church
A cell is defined as the smallest unit of an organism with a nucleus.
A single person, group, or thing, esp. as distinguished from others or as part of a whole
A distinct aspect:
The definition of a team is a group of people working for a common cause or one or more animals working to pull a vehicle.
The definition of a sector is a separate or distinct area or part of something larger.
A Neapolitan secret society organized about 1820, notorious for practicing violence and blackmail.
The definition of an outfit is a set of clothes that are worn together, or a group of people.
A difference of opinion; disagreement or, esp., discord as expressed in intense quarreling or wrangling, as within a group [dissension among party members]: often in dissension in the ranks, dissatisfaction with those in authority
(Often derogatory) A set of individuals lumped together by the speaker
The definition of a wing is a forelimb of a flying animal, something used as a wing, an extension of a building, or a group of people who are an extension of an entire group of people.
A group of people paid to go to a play, opera, etc. and applaud
An assembly or council; esp., a Spanish or Latin American legislative or administrative body
A meeting of family members or associates.
The practice of or involvement in such schemes:
A group, such as a religious sect or political faction, that has broken away from a parent group.
A group of books or periodicals published as a unit.
A group of people organized for a common purpose, especially a group that meets regularly:
The definition of a lobby is a central hall at the entrance to a building or a large waiting room.
A group of people who support or advance a common opinion, cause, etc.
(Idiomatic) The closest of friends of a person.
The definition of a partnership is a relationship between two or more individuals.
(Informal) Any group engaged in organized crime
A small meeting room
An instrument or tool used for manipulating things in a fire without touching them with the hands.
A group of musicians who perform as an ensemble.
An advocacy group.
Machine is defined as a mechanical device.
Bookmakers considered as a group.
A group of people bound together by common interests; coterie
A business establishment; company; firm
A secret society organized for acts of terrorism and blackmail that was active in the United States in the early 20th century.
The definition of a cadre is a group of people who can lead, organize and train within an organization.
A separation or division into factions:
The parties to such an agreement.
(Informal) A group of people having something in common; set; clique
Any group of people with common interests that give them a sense of solidarity and exclusivity as regards all nonmembers
Lack of unity.
A disparity; an inconsistency.
A transitory association of animals of the same species in which members join forces against another animal or animals to defend against an attack or gain access to a resource.
One of a series of kinds, values, or sizes, as in a system of currency or weights:
(Chemistry) A functional entity consisting of certain atoms whose presence provides a certain property to a molecule, such as the methyl group.
An angry dispute; an altercation.
Inner contentment; serenity:
The state or quality of being in accord; harmony:
(Geology) The relationship between rock or sediment strata that were deposited adjacently or vertically in sequence without any interruption due to erosion, tilting, folding, or similar natural processes.
A thing complete in itself, or a complete organization of integrated parts; a unity, entirety, or system
The entire amount or extent; the whole:
The whole amount or number; sum; aggregate
A group of independent producers or sellers in a particular industry, or a group of businesses with a common interest, who have joined together to reduce competition between themselves by allocating markets, sharing knowledge, or controlling the price and production of a product or service. See also monopoly and oligopoly.
An association of people or groups united for the furtherance of political or commercial interests.
The definition of a conflict is a fight or disagreement.
A focused comparison:
A point maintained in an argument, or a line of argument taken in its support; the subject matter of discussion of strife; a position taken or contended for.
Something not easily done, accomplished, comprehended, or solved:
A harsh or confused noise, as the sound of battle; clash; din
The rendering of a minority opinion in the decision of a law case
A state of disagreement and disharmony
(Music) A combination of tones contextually considered to suggest unrelieved tension and require resolution.
A force on objects or substances in contact with each other that resists motion of the objects or substances relative to each other. &diamf3; Static friction arises between two objects that are not in motion with respect to each other, as for example between a cement block and a wooden floor. It increases to counterbalance forces that would move the objects, up to a certain maximum level of force, at which point the objects will begin moving. It is measured as the maximum force the bodies will sustain before motion occurs. &diamf3; Kinetic friction arises between bodies that are in motion with respect to each other, as for example the force that works against sliding a cement block along a wooden floor. Between two hard surfaces, the kinetic friction is usually somewhat lower than the static friction, meaning that more force is required to set the objects in motion than to keep them in motion.
An instance of such discord.
Strife is defined as the act of conflict or something that is difficult to do.
(Accounting) The difference between the actual costs of production and the standard or expected costs
A condition of active antagonism or contention:
Conflict or struggle of any kind
The definition of a gang is a group of people who spend a lot of time together, often for negative purposes such as stealing or attacking others.
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