Die Übersetzung von "extort" - Englisch-Portugiesisch-Wörterbuch


verb uk /ɪkˈstɔːt/ us /-ˈstɔːrt/

to get something by force or threats, or with difficulty

He had been extorting money from the old lady for years.
Police have not so far been able to extort a confession from the people accused of the bombing.
Confessions shown to have been extorted by officers of the state are void.
extortion noun [ no plural ] uk /-ˈstɔː.ʃən/ us /-ˈstɔːr.ʃən/

He was found guilty of obtaining the money by extortion (= by forceful methods).

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