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collude with (someone or something)

To scheme or conspire with someone or something. The president of the company colluded with his receptionist to conceal all evidence of his crime.
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collude with someone or something

to plot or conspire with someone or a group. The CEO colluded with the board of directors in the stock scandal.
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The fifth invitation to collude case, Stone Container, differs significantly from the fact pattern of the others.
Incentives to free ride may be particularly difficult to overcome in rent seeking or rent shrinking contests, since nearly all firms must collude before there are positive gains to the collusive coalition.
Is Roshan prepared to collude with closeted celebrities for the sake of selling magazines?
In addition, the FTC has publicly excluded this case when it has referred to or discussed the invitation to collude doctrine.
he replies that "We must begin with a commitment never to intentionally kill, or collude in the killing of, any innocent human life.
What we need is a mediocre gay art: one that can proudly take a seat of obscurity next to the heterosexual schlock that has lowered cultural standards for centuries and one in which we unwittingly collude every time we worship at its shrine in the name of camp or kitsch.
Indeed, as few as two neighboring firms may be able to profitably collude even when other firms form a chain of "close substitutes.
Jellyfish's live Smack Shopping Deal forum lets shoppers discuss the product for sale in real time, collude with one another to attempt to drive down the price, or just talk Smack.
But he said he was "not satisfied that that evidence is of sufficient substance and weight to establish that Mr Corrigan did in fact collude in the fatal shootings".
To ignore the offered 'calling card' is to collude with the continuing concealment of domestic violence behind closed doors.
Real estate agents who skirt their fiduciary duties to their clients and collude with their brokerages to defraud their clients are also being investigated.
do not practice torture, do not endorse torture, they don't encourage others to torture on our behalf, they don't collude in torture.
Players can do things like collude with other players or mortgage off a team to pay off debts.
If this proposal is given the go-ahead BA and AA will collude to use their dominant position to destroy competition, raise prices and reduce service.
A further question: Will women collude in being scapegoated as they are now by the politics of hate that is the mask for the economics of greed?