陰謀

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  • いんぼう inbou

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  • noun
    plot, intrigue, scheme
    • law, etc. term
      conspiracy, agreement between two or more people to commit an unlawful act

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      • 11 strokes

        shade, yin, negative, sex organs, secret, shadow

      • 16 strokes

        conspire, cheat, impose on, plan, devise, scheme, have in mind, deceive

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      • Japanese sentence

        私は彼らの陰謀をすぐに見抜いた。 

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        English translation

        I saw through their plot at once.