abet
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abet(
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to assist)
a. ser cómplice de
If your husband comes home and you don't call the police, you could be charged with abetting a criminal.Si su esposo vuelve a casa y usted no llama a la policía, podría ser acusada de ser cómplice de un criminal.
2. (to provoke)
a. instigar
This extreme publication is known for abetting hatred.Esta publicación extremista es conocida por instigar el odio.
b. inducir
Tomas is a good person; I feel that someone had to have abetted him to commit such an act.Tomás es una buena persona; siento que alguien tuvo que haberlo inducido a cometer tal acto.
c. incitar
We are a peaceful group, and we do not abet violence.Somos un grupo pacífico y no incitamos la violencia.
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abet
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (law)
a.
to aid and abet somebodyser cómplice de alguien
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abet [əˈbet]
transitive verb
[+criminal] incitar; [+crime] instigar
to abet sb in a crime ser cómplice de algn en un delito
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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