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com•plice  (komplis),USA pronunciation n. [Archaic.]
  1. an accomplice or associate.
  • Late Latin complice-, oblique stem of complex confederate (formation modeled on simplex simplex), equivalent. to com- com- + -plex -fold
  • Middle French
  • late Middle English 1425–75


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

complice /ˈkɒmplɪs ˈkʌm-/ n
  1. obsolete an associate or accomplice
Etymology: 15th Century: from Old French, from Late Latin complex partner, associate, from Latin complicāre to fold together; see complicate



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