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Word: collusion

Definition: conspiring in a fraudulent scheme to cheat or deceive others; V. collude


Sentences Containing 'collusion'

A Ministry spokesperson stated that the reasons for the papers' banning were "excesses in editorial line concerning the question of Morocco’s territorial integrity" and "collusion with foreign interests".
Collusion claims and Police Ombudsman's investigation.
He published a highly acclaimed personal memoir, "Another World" (1976), as well as several volumes of political memoirs, in which he, however, denied that there had been any collusion with France and Israel.
He takes Sarah towards the astronauts' campsite, but refuses to approach the campsite, suspecting the astronaut Vural of collusion with the alien.
He warns in his recent presentations and in his autobiography, that humanity faces a crisis of consciousness and that much of the enthusiasm and caring for the Earth especially among young people, is being channelled into collusion with undemocratic corporate power structures in the banking world.
If the loyal vassal or landlord did not claim the land within 6 months of the traitor's conviction, the land was to belong to the Crown instead, "for preventing frauds or collusion in order to evade this act." Any conveyance of land done since 1 August 1714, and any future conveyance done by anyone convicted of treason, was void.
If the number of firms is small, collusion may be possible.
In 1867 another crisis blew up when the Council again rejected the government's budget, because it contained a clause granting a pension to the retiring Governor Darling, which conservatives said was a payment for his collusion in McCulloch's unorthodox methods of financing the government.
It is revealed that Wo Fat ordered the death of the elder McGarrett and frames Steve in the season finale for killing Governor Jameson (who was in collusion with him).
Now, years after initial transition, all forms of human trafficking are endemic in the region, a result of poverty, ineffective counter-measures, the frequent collusion of government officials in this trade, and the rise of criminal entrepreneurship."
Of course it was supposed that there was collusion between the association and the underwriters, but this was not so.
On 10 June 2011, as Royal Tongan Navy vessels moved to occupy the disputed Minerva Reef between Fiji and Tonga, an unsigned press statement on the website of the Fiji government denounced "a web of deceit collusion" involving Australia and New Zealand.
On 22 January 2007 she published the results of Operation Ballast, an investigation into collusion between the Royal Ulster Constabulary and the Ulster Volunteer Force in relation to the murder of Raymond McCord, Jnr in 1997.
On December 4, 2009, Spatuzza repeated his accusations in court at the appeal hearing against Dell’Utri, sentenced to 9 years in 2004, for collusion with the Mafia.
Operation Ballast investigation into collusion.
Relatives of the victims called for an investigation into allegations of crown-force collusion in the bomb attack.
Social bookmarking is susceptible to corruption and collusion.
The Commissioners found that Hamilton had been over-optimistic from the beginning and had added to Stopford's difficulties on 8 August 1915; but he emerged from the investigation more favourably than perhaps was justified, partly because he made devious attempts to gain collusion from witnesses and obtain leaks from the Commission's deliberations; Hamilton was never given another army appointment.
The Pat Finucane Centre commissioned an international panel of inquiry to investigate allegations of collusion between loyalist paramilitaries and the security forces regarding a series of sectarian attacks against the Catholic nationalist and republican community.
The Stevens Report found that Pat Finucane was never a member of the Provisional IRA and that his death was the result of collusion between the UDA and members of the Royal Ulster Constabulary.
They are both written in good faith, I have no doubt, and without any collusion.
This form of collusion is illegal in most countries.
This is illustrated by the British Insurance Association entering into a gentlemen's agreement not to utilise the rule: "Employers' Liability Insurers agree that they will not institute a claim against the employee of an insured employer in respect of the death of or injury to a fellow-employee unless the weight of evidence clearly indicates (i) collusion or (ii) wilful misconduct on the part of the employee against whom a claim is made."
This trading system removes many of the problems with unfair trades or collusion between managers that can occur in traditional fantasy games.
When Tantia Jog, an official of the Holkar, urged acceptance of the offer he was suspected of being in collusion with the British.
While Eden was in Jamaica other members of the government discussed on 20 November how to counter charges that the UK and France had worked in collusion with Israel in order to seize the Canal, but they decided there was very little evidence in the public domain.
With the management concerned about the team's insipid display an investigation was launched, which discovered that their players Wen Junwu and three others were in collusion with gambling groups and were immediately expelled from the club.

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