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collusion

noun [U] uk   /kəˈluː.ʒən/ formal us  
agreement between people to act together secretly or illegally in order to deceive or cheat someone: It is thought that they worked in collusion with the terrorist network.Plotting and trappingPlanning, expecting and arrangingCheating and tricking
collusive
adjective uk   /-sɪv/ us  
There was evidence of collusive behaviour between the banks.Plotting and trappingPlanning, expecting and arrangingCheating and tricking
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