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col·lu·sive

 (kə-lo͞o′sĭv, -zĭv)
adj.
Acting in secret to achieve a fraudulent, illegal, or deceitful goal.

col·lu′sive·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.collusive - acting together in secret toward a fraudulent or illegal end
covert - secret or hidden; not openly practiced or engaged in or shown or avowed; "covert actions by the CIA"; "covert funding for the rebels"
Translations

collusive

[kəˈluːsɪv] ADJ (frm) [behaviour] → colusivo, connivente

collusive

adj collusive behaviourgeheime Absprachen pl; collusive business practicesgeheime Geschäftsabsprachen pl
References in classic literature ?
Hunt now considered the whole conduct of M'Dougal hollow and collusive.
This kind of collusive arrangement between a union and an employers' organization offered parking garage owners a way to manage competition.
We show that firms can design their capital structure to provide a publicly observable indication of compliance with a collusive agreement.
In May, the regulator launched an investigation into alleged collusive behaviour between the managers of splits and the way the products were sold and marketed.
Canada and the European Union that have opened an investigation into possible collusive behavior by manufacturers of ethylene propylene diene monomer (EPDM).
The Tottori District Court has ordered the Fair Trade Commission to submit investigation records concerning a lawsuit citizens filed over collusive bidding for a garbage incinerator, court sources said Wednesday.
The suits allege patent abuse, suppression of competition, and collusive, agreements with generic drug manufacturers, and involve three widely used drugs: buspirone, tamoxifen, and K-Dur2O.
Right now, the drug companies, the NIH, and academic scientists are in collusive paralysis about this kind of public health research.
The companies' collusive behavior enabled them to charge higher prices than if the full forces of competition had been at play, damaging consumers and allowing the companies to pocket illicit profits.
Finally, Issue 1 includes a student-authored note by Darren Franklin entitled, The Mass Tort Defendants Strike Back: Are Settlement Class Actions a Collusive Threat or Just a Phantom Menace?
There's a lot of evidence that Microsoft's rivals worked together to try to stop Microsoft, and it is clear that their collusive efforts didn't work.