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Abet

abet vt

abet·ted
abet·ting
: to assist, encourage, instigate, or support with criminal intent in attempting or carrying out a crime often used in the phrase aid and abet
abet·ment n

abet·tor
also
abet·ter
[ə-be-tər]

n



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

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