noncollusion

collusion

[kuh-loo-zhuhn]
noun
1.
a secret agreement, especially for fraudulent or treacherous purposes; conspiracy: Some of his employees were acting in collusion to rob him.
2.
Law. a secret understanding between two or more persons to gain something illegally, to defraud another of his or her rights, or to appear as adversaries though in agreement: collusion of husband and wife to obtain a divorce.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English (< Middle French) < Latin collūsiōn- (stem of collūsiō), equivalent to collūs(us) (past participle of collūdere to collude) + -iōn- -ion

noncollusion, noun
precollusion, noun

collision, collusion.


1. intrigue, connivance, complicity.
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collusion (kəˈluːʒən)
 
n
1.  secret agreement for a fraudulent purpose; connivance; conspiracy
2.  a secret agreement between opponents at law in order to obtain a judicial decision for some wrongful or improper purpose
 
[C14: from Latin collūsiō, from collūdere to collude]
 
col'lusive
 
adj

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collusion
1389, from O.Fr. collusion, from L. collusionem "act of colluding," from colludere, from com- "together" + ludere "to play," from ludus "game" (see ludicrous).
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