Origin of collusion
Examples from the Web for collusion
Every 10 years, after the Census, legislators get together and draw district lines in collusion.Hate Hyper-Partisanship? Support Redistricting Reform Now|John Avlon|November 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In terms of dealing with “talent,” collusion is not the only way the Valley oligarchs work to keep wages down.Silicon Valley’s Giants Are Just Gilded Age Tycoons in Techno-Utopian Clothes|Joel Kotkin|April 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This was a matter of routine in a sport with a culture of collusion and cheating.Dope on Wheels: Speed Read of 'Wheelmen' About Lance Armstrong|Thomas Flynn|October 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Zealous to whitewash herself Ekaterina in collusion with media loyal to the Kremlin attacked the lawyers.
Eventually, the collusion gets too expensive, and the cartel collapses unless it gets support from the government.New York City Bus Strike: A Cosy Cartel, Running Out of Gas|Megan McArdle|January 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He was loudly accused by the Catholics of collusion with the enemies of the faith.
We have nothing to actually show that Cummings framed the Spring street raid in collusion with Gibson.Spring Street|James H. Richardson
And this tho his Back were turned, and the thing so done, that there could be no Collusion in it.Irish Witchcraft and Demonology|St. John D. (St. John Drelincourt) Seymour
She judged that if a U-boat were so near to the coast, then somebody in collusion with the enemy must be about on the shore.The Head Girl at the Gables|Angela Brazil
It seems that there must be some collusion—with the French-Canadians, I suppose.The Border Watch|Joseph A. Altsheler
British Dictionary definitions for collusion
Word Origin for collusion
Word Origin and History for collusion
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].