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Examples of collude in a Sentence
The two companies had colluded to fix prices.
accused of colluding to block the sale of the vacant land
Recent Examples of collude from the Web
Earlier this year, Trump fired Comey as the investigation into whether his administration colluded with Russian officials in the election began to gain steam.
On Tuesday, Pishevar went even further, accusing Benchmark of seeking to oust board member Arianna Huffington, too, and of colluding with another venture-capital firm to strip Kalanick of his power.
Washington (AP) -- President Donald Trump's son-in-law told a group of congressional interns that the Trump campaign couldn't have colluded with Russia because the team was too dysfunctional and disorganized to coordinate with a foreign government.
This is What Happened in Anthony Scaramucci's 10 Days at the White House [TIME] Kushner to Interns: Trump Team Too Disorganized to Collude With Russia [Foreign Policy] The Mooch is Dead!
The government claims the charity was really a sham, set up by Holifield and former Fiat Chrysler Vice President Al Iacobelli, who were supposed to be rivals at the bargaining table but were colluding to line their own pockets, along with Morgan's.
While Sessions aggressively pushed back on any suggestion that the Trump campaign colluded with Russia, his appearance riled Trump, who closely monitored it on cable television, according to people close to the president.
Indeed, the email chain released by Trump Jr. shows someone almost eager to collude with Russia to elect Trump, if collusion were offered.
A special counsel and multiple congressional committees are investigating whether Trump associates colluded with Russia.
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collude Has Latin Roots
Our English "lude" words (allude, collude, delude, elude, and prelude) are based on the Latin verb ludere, meaning "to play." Collude dates back to 1525 and combines ludere and the prefix col-, meaning "with" or "together." The verb is younger than the related noun collusion, which appeared sometime in the 14th century with the specific meaning "secret agreement or cooperation." Despite their playful history, collude and collusion have always suggested deceit or trickery rather than good-natured fun.
COLLUDE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of collude for English Language Learners
: to work with others secretly especially in order to do something illegal or dishonest
legal Definition of collude
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