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Collusion

Col`lu´sion
n.1.A secret agreement and cooperation for a fraudulent or deceitful purpose; a playing into each other's hands; deceit; fraud; cunning.
The foxe, maister of collusion.
- Spenser.
2.(Law) An agreement between two or more persons to defraud a person of his rights, by the forms of law, or to obtain an object forbidden by law.
Noun1.collusion - secret agreement
2.collusion - agreement on a secret plot
Synonyms: connivance

COLLUSION, fraud. An agreement between two or more persons, to defraud a person of his rights by the forms of law, or to obtain an object forbidden by law; as, for example, where the husband and wife collude to obtain a divorce for a cause not authorized by law. It is nearly synonymous with @covin. (q.v.)
     2. Collusion and fraud of every kind vitiate all acts which are infected with them, and render them void. Vide Shelf. on Mar. & Div. 416, 450; 3 Hagg. Eccl. R. 130, 133; 2 Greenl. Ev. Sec. 51; Bousq. Dict. de Dr. mot Abordage.

accompaniment, accordance, agreement, alliance, artifice, association, bipartisanship, cahoots, chicane, chicanery, co-working, coaction, coadjuvancy, coadministration, coagency, cochairmanship, codirectorship, coincidence, collaboration, collaborativeness, collectivism, collectivity, combined effort, commensalism, common effort, common enterprise, communalism, communism, communitarianism, community, complicity, complot, concert, concerted action, concomitance, concord, concordance, concourse, concurrence, confederacy, confluence, conjunction, connivance, connivery, consilience, contrivance, contriving, cooperation, cooperativeness, correspondence, counterplot, covin, deep-laid plot, dodgery, duet, duumvirate, ecumenicalism, ecumenicism, ecumenism, engineering, esprit, esprit de corps, fellow feeling, fellowship, finagling, finesse, foul play, frame-up, game, harmony, joining of forces, joint effort, joint operation, junction, little game, machination, maneuvering, manipulation, mass action, morale, mutual assistance, mutualism, mutuality, octet, parasitism, pettifoggery, pettifogging, plotting, pooling, pooling of resources, pulling together, quartet, quintet, reciprocity, rigging, saprophytism, scheme, schemery, scheming, septet, sextet, sharp practice, simultaneity, skulduggery, sleight, solidarity, stratagem, supercherie, symbiosis, synchronism, synergism, synergy, team spirit, teamwork, trick, trickery, trio, triumvirate, troika, underhand dealing, underplot, union, united action, web of intrigue, wire-pulling
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