Definition of collusion
: secret agreement or cooperation especially for an illegal or deceitful purpose <acting in collusion with the enemy>
collusiveplay \-ˈlü-siv, -ziv\ adjective
Examples of collusion in a sentence
The company was acting in collusion with manufacturers to inflate prices.
<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 —see collude
First Known Use: 14th century
COLLUSION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of collusion for English Language Learners
: secret cooperation for an illegal or dishonest purpose
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