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English definition of “collude”

collude

verb [I]
 
 
/kəˈluːd/ formal
to do something secretly with another person or group, in order to deceive or cheat others: The company colluded with competitors to fix prices.Plotting and trappingPlanning, expecting and arrangingCheating and tricking
collusion
 
 
/kəˈluːʒən/ noun [U]
He was accused of being in collusion with the terrorists.
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