how to pronounce connive


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connive is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of connive


  1. Of parts of a plant: to be converging or in close contact; to be connivent.
  2. Often followed by at: to pretend to be ignorant of something in order to escape blame; to ignore or overlook a fault deliberately.
  3. Often followed by with: to secretly cooperate with another person or persons in order to commit a crime or other wrongdoing; to collude, to conspire.
  4. To open and close the eyes rapidly; to wink.

connive frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word connive occurs in english on average 0 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics connive can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that connive can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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