- involving collusion; fraudulently contrived by agreement: a collusive agreement to increase prices.
Origin of collusive
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Examples from the Web for collusive
Collusive labor makes it easier for employers to collude to extract maximum rents from customers.New York City Bus Strike: A Cosy Cartel, Running Out of Gas
January 17, 2013
How can you ever marry, unless we go through the vulgarity of a collusive divorce?Septimus
William J. Locke
Associated words: collude, collusion, collusive, connivance.Putnam's Word Book
Louis A. Flemming
Mr Justice Mathew discharged the jury, refusing to hear the case on the ground that it was a collusive action.Charles Bradlaugh: a Record of His Life and Work, Volume II (of 2)
Hypatia Bradlaugh Bonner and J. M. (John Mackinnon) Robertson
The colonial secretary charged him with collusive sale of his agency to London shippers, and a fraud on the colonial treasury.
The bond of entail can be broken without having recourse to the collusive proceedings of fine and recovery.
Word Origin and History for collusive
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