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collusionnoun [U]

uk   us   /kəˈluː.ʒən/ formal
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 ​terroristnetwork.
collusive
adjective uk   us   /-sɪv/
There was ​evidence of collusive ​behaviour between the ​banks.
(Definition of collusion from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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collusionnoun [U]

 us   /kəˈlu·ʒən/
agreement, esp. in ​secret for an ​illegal or ​dishonestreason: The ​companies were ​accused of ​acting in collusion to ​fixprices.
(Definition of collusion from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"collusion" in Business English

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collusionnoun [U]

uk   us   /kəˈluːʒən/ LAW
the ​act of doing something ​secret or ​illegal with another ​person, ​company, etc. in ​order to ​deceivepeople: There have been ​allegations of collusion between/amongfundmanagers. An ​appraiser sometimes ​acts in collusion with a ​borrower and ​provides a ​misleadingappraisalreport to the ​lender.
(Definition of collusion from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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