collusion

collusion
collusion col‧lu‧sion [kəˈluːʒn] noun [uncountable]
when people or businesses share information or secretly make arrangements among themselves to get an unfair advantage:

• an investigation into alleged collusion among art dealers

• The Wall Street Journal reported last month that collusion and price-fixing in the Treasury market have been routine for more than a decade.

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collusion UK US /kəˈluːʒən/ noun [U] 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.

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An appraiser sometimes acts in collusion with a borrower and provides a misleading appraisal report to the lender.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • collusion — [ kɔlyzjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1321; lat. collusio, de colludere, de ludere « jouer » ♦ Entente secrète au préjudice d un tiers. ⇒ complicité, connivence. Ce syndicat dénonce la collusion entre le patronat et le gouvernement. Collusion avec qqn. ●… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • collusion — col·lu·sion /kə lü zhən/ n: the act or an instance of colluding col·lu·sive / siv/ adj Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • Collusion — Col*lu sion, n. [L. collusio: cf. F. collusion. See {Collude}.] 1. A secret agreement and cooperation for a fraudulent or deceitful purpose; a playing into each other s hands; deceit; fraud; cunning. [1913 Webster] The foxe, maister of collusion …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • collusion — COLLUSION. subs. f. Intelligence secrète entre deux ou plusieurs parties au préjudice d un tiers. Collusion secrète. Collusion visible, manifeste. On voit bien qu il y a collusion entre eux, qu il y a de la collusion. [b]f♛/b] Il se dit aussi De… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • collusion — Collusion. s. f. v. Intelligence secrete entre deux personnes qui font procedures simulées au prejudice d un tiers. Collusion secrete. collusion visible, manifeste. on voit bien qu il y a collusion entre eux. Il s estend aussi à toute… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

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  • collusion — late 14c., from O.Fr. collusion, from L. collusionem (nom. collusio) act of colluding, from colludere, from com together (see COM (Cf. com )) + ludere to play, from ludus game (see LUDICROUS (Cf …   Etymology dictionary

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  • Collusion — (v. lat.), eine von zwei od. Mehreren, nach betrüglicher Verabredung, zum Nachtheil eines Anderen, unter verstelltem Vorwande unternommene Handlung Im Strafprocesse hat der Richter, um Collusionen zwischen Zeugen u. Angeschuldigten od. auch… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • collusion — A secret agreement and co operation for a fraudulent or deceitful purpose. (Dictionary of Canadian Bankruptcy Terms) United Glossary of Bankruptcy Terms 2012 …   Glossary of Bankruptcy

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