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Definition of the adjective collusive

What does collusive mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. acting together in secret toward a fraudulent or illegal end

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Google previewRoutledge Dictionary of Economics (2003)

by Donald Rutherford

Oligopolies canbe collusive (firms make joint pricing and output decisions) or non-collusive. However, collusive ...

Google previewLloyd's Encyclopædic dictionary (1895)

by Robert Hunter

Fraudulent, collusive, conniving.

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law (1996)

by Merriam-Webster, Inc

also : a joining of claims by one or more plaintiffs in a suit — see also MISJOINDER; compare COUNTERCLAIM, CROSS-CLAIM, IMPLEADER, INTERPLEADER, INTERVENTION, SEVER 3c collusive joinder : an addition of a party to a suit ...

Google previewThe Entrepreneur’s Dictionary of Business and Financial Terms (2013)

by Khwaja Masoom

Collusive Oligopoly: Where oligopolists agree, (formally or informally)tolimit competition between themselves.They may set output quotas, fix prices, limit product promotionor development, or agree notto 'poach' each other's markets. Collusive ...

Google previewLaw Dictionary: Sixth Edition

COLLUSIVE ACTION an impermissible action maintained by non-adversary parties to determine a hypothetical point of law, or to produce a desired legal precedent. Such suits will not be entertained in federal courts because the Constitution ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedic Dictionary (1882)

A New & Original Work of Reference to All the Words in the English Language, with a Full Account of Their Origin, Meaning, Pronunciation, & Use

Fraudulent, collusive, conniving. "... fraudulent, colluding, malicious craftiness, ...

Google previewUniversal Dictionary of the English Language: A-Cre (1899)

by Robert Hunter, Charles Morris

Fraudulent, collusive, conliving. ". . . fraudulent. colliding, malicious craftinsss, ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Modern Economics (1983)

by D. W. Pearce

Three forms of price leadership can be identified: dominant firm, barometric and collusive price leadership. The first, dominant firm price leadership, occurs within industries dominated by one large firm which sets price as a monopolist after ...

Google previewA Dictionary Of The English Language; In Which The Words Are Deduced From Their Originals; And Illustrated In Their Different Significations, By Examples From The Best Writers: Together With A History of the Language, and an English Grammar (1818)

by Samuel Johnson

Be strictly upon your guard against all collusive and sophistical arguings whatsoever. --- Trapp's Popery truly stated, P. iii. § 2. CoLLU'sively. h. adv. [from collusive..] In a manner fraudulently concerted. - If this had been permitted, the land ...

Google previewThe American and English Encyclopedia of Law and Practice (1910)

Collusive. -— When it clearly appears ...

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Scrabble value of C3O1L1L1U1S1I1V4E1

The value of this 9-letter word is 14 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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