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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.
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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"
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collusive

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

adj collusive behaviourgeheime Absprachen pl; collusive business practicesgeheime Geschäftsabsprachen pl
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Hunt now considered the whole conduct of M'Dougal hollow and collusive. His only thought was, therefore, to get all the papers of the concern out of his hands, and bring the business to a close; for the interests of Mr.
ISLAMABAD -- The Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP), while setting aside its show-cause notice issued to Pharma Bureau for prima facie cartelization, has warned that the pharmaceutical sector is under its watch and any collusive or anti-competitive activity shall be dealt with strictly.
ISLAMABAD -- The CCP while setting aside its Show Cause Notice issued to Pharma Bureau for prima facie cartelization, has warned that the pharmaceutical sector is under its watch and any collusive or anticompetitive activity shall be strictly dealt with.
ISLAMABAD -- The Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) while setting aside its show cause notice issued to Pharma Bureau for prima facie cartelization, has warned that the pharmaceutical sector was under its watch and any collusive or anti-competitive activity shall be strictly dealt with.
ISLAMABAD -- While setting aside its show-cause notice to Pharma Bureau (PB) for alleged cartelisation, the Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) has warned that the pharmaceutical sector is under its watch and any collusive or anti-competitive activity will be strictly dealt with.
ISLAMABAD -- The Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) while setting aside its Show Cause Notice issued to Pharma Bureau for prima facie cartelization, has warned that the pharmaceutical sector is under its watch and any collusive or anti-competitive activity shall be strictly dealt with.
Senator Sherwin Gatchalian on Tuesday commended the government's efforts to boost its fight against anti-competitive and collusive behavior in the power sector as a partnership was forged in conducting a coordinated investigation related to competition issues in the industry.
Gatchalian said Friday the collaboration between the Department of Energy (DOE) and the Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) is a major step in promoting an environment that is free from anti-competitive and collusive behavior.
But he found: "There is no evidence of any State involvement in the murder of Daniel Carson or evidence of any collusive activity between State agents and the murderer prior to or subsequent to Mr Carson's death."
Washington, DC-headquartered World Bank has confirmed the two-year debarment of French water engineering company OTV and one-year debarment of Brazilian water treatment technology company Veolia Water Technologies Brasil, both part of the wider Veolia group, after it emerged that the firms had followed fraudulent and collusive practices during a bidding process under the World Bank-financedRE[degrees]o BogotEi Environmental Recuperation and Flood Control Projectin Colombia, making both companies ineligible to participate in future World Bank-financed projects.
Today we have fined Barclays, The Royal Bank of Scotland, Citigroup, JPMorgan and MUFG Bank and these cartel decisions send a clear message that the Commission will not tolerate collusive behaviour in any sector of the financial markets.
Morgan, and MUFG Bank and these cartel decisions send a clear message that the commission will not tolerate collusive behavior in any sector of the financial markets."