1、col- "together" + lus- + -ion.
- collusion (n.)
- late 14c., from Old French collusion, from Latin collusionem (nominative collusio) "act of colluding," from colludere, from com- "together" (see com-) + ludere "to play," from ludus "game" (see ludicrous). "The notion of fraud or underhandedness is essential to collusion" [Fowler].
- 1. He found no evidence of collusion between record companies and retailers.
- 2. The police were corrupt and were operating in collusion with the drug dealers.
- 3. They secretly entered into collusion with the northern warlords.
- 4. They were in collusion and swindled people out of their money.
- 5. The officials are in collusion with the criminals.
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