[kuh-loo-siv] /kəˈlu sɪv/
involving ; fraudulently contrived by agreement:
a collusive agreement to increase prices.
1670s, from Latin collus-, past participle stem of colludere (see collude) + -ive.
[kuh-loh-nee-uh l] /kəˈloʊ ni əl/ adjective 1. of, concerning, or pertaining to a colony or colonies: the colonial policies of France. 2. of, concerning, or pertaining to colonialism; colonialistic. 3. (often initial capital letter) pertaining to the 13 British colonies that became the United States of America, or to their period. 4. Ecology. forming a […]
[non-kom] /ˈnɒnˌkɒm/ noun, Informal. 1. a . 1. . noun A noncommissioned officer (1747+) noncommissioned officer
/ˈnɒnˌkɒm/ noun 1. (US) short for noncommissioned officer 1747, short for non-commissioned officer.
[non-kom-bat] /nɒnˈkɒm bæt/ adjective 1. not including, entailing, or requiring : noncombat duty.