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"collude" in British English

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colludeverb [I]

uk   /kəˈluːd/ us   /kəˈluːd/ formal
to act together secretly or illegally in order to deceive or cheat someone: It was suspected that the police had colluded with the witnesses.
(Definition of collude from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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colludeverb [I]

uk   /kəˈluːd/ us  
LAW to do something secret or illegal with another person, company, etc. in order to deceive people: collude with sb He is accusing the administration of colluding with industry to stall the state's strict vehicle-emissions standards.
(Definition of collude from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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