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Dictionary entry overview: What does machination mean?
• MACHINATION (noun)
The noun MACHINATION has 1 sense:
1. a crafty and involved plot to achieve your (usually sinister) ends
Familiarity information: MACHINATION used as a noun is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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A crafty and involved plot to achieve your (usually sinister) ends
Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents
Hypernyms ("machination" is a kind of...):
Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "machination"):
priestcraft (a derogatory reference to priests who use their influence to control secular or political affairs)
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