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collusionnoun [U]

uk   /kəˈluː.ʒən/ 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 terrorist network.
collusive
adjective uk   /kəˈluː.sɪv/ us   /kəˈluː.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 dishonest reason: The companies were accused of acting in collusion to fix prices.
(Definition of collusion from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"collusion" in Business English

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collusionnoun [U]

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