Definition of Abetment in English :

Define Abetment in English

Abetment meaning in English

Meaning of Abetment in English

Pronunciation of Abetment in English

Abetment pronunciation in English

Pronounce Abetment in English


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1. abetment, abettal, instigation

the verbal act of urging on

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verbWord forms: abets, abetting or abetted
to assist or encourage, esp in crime or wrongdoing

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verb transitiveWord forms: aˈbetted or aˈbetting
to incite, sanction, or help, esp. in wrongdoing

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tr.v. a·bet·ted, a·bet·ting, a·bets
1. To approve, encourage, and support (an action or a plan of action); urge and help on.
2. To urge, encourage, or help (a person): abetted the thief in robbing the bank.

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