Origin of collusionMiddle English from Classical Latin collusio from collusus, past participle of colludere: see collude
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.
An often secret action taken by two or more parties to achieve an illegal or improper purpose.
Origin of collusionMiddle English from Latin collūsiō collūsiōn- from collūsus past participle of collūdere to collude ; see collude .
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.
- The two smugglers acted in collusion to transport the illegal goods over the border.
- The district attorney filed charges against the rogue narcotics officer for collusion with the drug traffickers.
- The current question is how many government operatives will be charged with collusion with Russia?
- Was there collusion among the major technology corporations to suppress wages for their workers?
- Everyone was wondering if there was enough evidence to point to collusion between the two leaders.