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cabal - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'cabal' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Cabal [ n.]
- Tradition; occult doctrine. See Cabala
- A secret.
- A number of persons united in some close design, usually to promote their private views and interests in church or state by intrigue; a secret association composed of a few designing persons; a junto.
- The secret artifices or machinations of a few persons united in a close design; intrigue.
2 . Cabal [ v. i.]
- To unite in a small party to promote private views and interests by intrigue; to intrigue; to plot.

Meaning of 'cabal' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . cabal [ v]
Meaning (1):
- engage in plotting or enter into a conspiracy, swear together
Example in sentence:
  • They conspired to overthrow the government