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How to Pronounce abets?

Correct pronunciation for the word "abets" is [ɐbˈɛts], [ɐbˈɛts], [ɐ_b_ˈɛ_t_s].

What are the misspellings for abets?

"Abets" in context

Abets are people who encourage, assist or support someone in doing something wrong or illegal. They may be actively involved in the illegal activity, or they may simply know of the activity and not report it. Abets can come in many forms, some more visible than others. An abet can be a person who aids or encourages someone through verbal support or providing the means to commit the wrong. It can also include someone who watches the crime take place and does not alert authorities or interfere. In some cases, abets who are aware that a crime has taken place can be held just as accountable as those who actually commit the crime.

What are similar-sounding words for abets?

Usage over time for abets:

This graph shows how "abets" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.


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