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Connivance

connivance n

: the act of conniving esp. with regard to a spouse's marital misconduct (as adultery)
;also
: a defense to a charge of marital misconduct in a divorce proceeding compare condonation



Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.