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Consider confidant A person with whom one shares a secret or private matter, trusting them not to repeat it to others: a close confidante of the princess [ODO]


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Consider, repository A person to whom something is confided or entrusted; He's the repository of many secrets. M-W insider One who has special knowledge or access to confidential information. American Heritage® Dictionary initiate A person who is being formally accepted or who has been formally accepted as a member of a group or ...


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Originally conspirator simply meant someone who breathed with you; but words change and as you say, it desn't mean that now. Try confidant Merriam-Webster link.


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You have to use one New Zealander, two New Zealanders... The name is unique in that it is composed of two words. Other countries whose names finish with "-land" don't have two words, e.g.: Finland, Ireland, Iceland, The Netherlands (The is a definite article), Poland, Swaziland, Switzerland and Thailand, etc. Among them, only Iceland has its ...


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Conspirator is a suitable synonym One of a group that acts in harmony https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/conspirator


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"New Zealander" is often used as a noun, and "New Zealand" attached to nouns where an adjective is needed (e.g. "New Zealand native". There are too many counter-examples to come up with a general rule. "Englander" is only used in phrases such as: "little Englander" which has a rather specific meaning (an ignorant English nationalist); "New Englander" - a ...


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3rd person singular 's' does not derive as a phonological modification from Early Modern English or Middle English 'eth', but from Old Norse, the dialects spoken by Scandinavian invaders/settlers whose language merged with Old English in the Danelaw and produced major lexical, grammatical and phonological change.* This merging process took place between ...


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The word privy almost meets your requirements, but it is an adjective rather than a noun. I have heard people use privies as noun but I can't verify the correctness of that or not.


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Don't know the noun, but in certain contexts, we describe someone in an organisation as being "read in" if they have been made privy to confidential information. There would usually be a record of who has been 'read in'.


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You might consider inner circle, which implies a select few who possess special knowledge or power that is not available to others. inner circle noun : a small group of people who lead a government or an organization or who are close to its leader source: Merriam-Webster While this definition speaks of an organization, to me the term can ...



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