The definition of collusion is a conspiracy or a secret agreement for an illegal or immoral reason.
When two people plan to rob a bank together, this is an example of collusion.
a secret agreement for fraudulent or illegal purpose; conspiracy
Origin of collusionMiddle English ; from Classical Latin collusio ; from collusus, past participle of colludere: see collude
An often secret action taken by two or more parties to achieve an illegal or improper purpose.
Origin of collusionMiddle English, from Latin coll&umacron;si&omacron;, coll&umacron;si&omacron;n-, from coll&umacron;sus, past participle of coll&umacron;dere, to collude; see collude.
Dated from the 14th Century CE; from Old French collusion, from Latin collusionem (“act of colluding”).
collusion - Legal Definition
- An agreement between two or more individuals to perpetrate a fraud or to commit an illegal act.
- In divorce law, in states that do not have no-fault divorce, an agreement between husband and wife to suppress facts, manufacture false evidence, or to do some act that would create or appear to create a ground for divorce. If discovered, the agreement will cause the divorce to be denied.