collusion

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noun col·lu·sion \kə-ˈlü-zhən\

Definition of collusion

  1. :  secret agreement or cooperation especially for an illegal or deceitful purpose

collusive

play \-ˈlü-siv, -ziv\ adjective

collusively

adverb

Examples of collusion in a sentence

  1. The company was acting in collusion with manufacturers to inflate prices.

  2. <there was collusion between the two companies to fix prices>

Origin and Etymology of collusion

Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin collusion-, collusio, from colludere


First Known Use: 14th century


COLLUSION Defined for English Language Learners

collusion

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noun col·lu·sion \kə-ˈlü-zhən\

Definition of collusion for English Language Learners

  • : secret cooperation for an illegal or dishonest purpose


Law Dictionary

collusion

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noun col·lu·sion \kə-ˈlü-zhən\

Legal Definition of collusion

  1. :  the act or an instance of colluding

collusive

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