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to give support or assistance

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assist or encourage, usually in some wrongdoing

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In addition to the conspiracy charge, al Darbi is alleged to have aided and abetted the completed terrorist attack against the French oil tanker, the MV Limburg, which severely injured multiple civilians and caused a large oil spill in the Gulf of Aden in 2002.
The Plaintiffs argue that Alcolac aided and abetted Iraq in committing the crimes against the Kurds, but Alcolac asserts that the claim is not recognized by international law.
According to some sections of the media, Giuseppe Viola, who is accused in court documents of running a Ponzi scheme, is believed to have been abetted by Citigroup, Inc in the United States.
As such, no rational trier of fact could have concluded that Gardner aided and abetted [the principal's] gun-possession.
Grotius wrote that accessories "if they have been the real occasion of loss to any one, or have abetted the person doing him the injury, are so far implicated in the guilt, as to be liable to full damages, or, at least proportionably to the part they have taken.
The typical allegation in such cases is that the law firm aided and abetted the dishonest client's breach of fiduciary duty, fraud, or other misconduct, thus harming third parties.
Since no one enjoys poverty, persuasion has to be abetted by coercion.
And measures enacted by the federal government permitting--and even encouraging--the summary seizure of private property through "asset forfeiture" has abetted corruption on the part of cash-starved local and state governments, many of which have adopted policies that treat police as revenue farmers.
They were assisted and abetted by the media which denounced prohibitions against "gays" giving blood as "discrimination.
Brunner, a German writer and journalist, tells us about the British aquarium mania that swept the country in the 1850s, abetted by the growth of dealers who handled the difficult task of capturing and transporting the denizens of the deep.
Shari Darling devotes her considerable experience and expertise (she is a contributor to "Food & Beverage International" magazine) to layout "breakthrough principles" of food and wine pairings in a true celebration of multicultural cuisines, abetted by easy cooking techniques and the use of fresh ingredients.
Abetted wonderfully by drawings from the artist of the macabre, Gahan Wilson, this book is a guilty pleasure, pure and simple.
Edward sets out to steal the tuition from his father, aided and abetted by a brace of wacky friends who'll strike a reminiscent chord in anybody who ever loved (and hated) high-school drama club.
Other characters, fleshed out from scant records, are vividly portrayed: Madeleine, Haussmann's rags-to-riches mistress, de Fance, her adopted "father," a demolition man who abetted the city's deconstruction and reconstruction while accumulating vast wealth, and a couple of strong-arm men who do Haussmann's dirty work.
Her work on the Tudor book was abetted by a John Simon Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship.