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bribe

noun [C]  /brɑɪb/ us  
the act of giving someone money or something else of value, often illegally, to persuade that person to do something you want: Congressmen have been accused of accepting bribes to pass bills favoring particular companies.

bribe

verb [T]  /brɑɪb/ us  
to give someone money or something else of value, often illegally, to persuade that person to do something you want: He was accused of bribing a building inspector.
Translations of “bribe”
in Korean 뇌물…
in Arabic رَشْوة…
in French pot-de-vin…
in Turkish rüşvet verme…
in Italian bustarella, tangente, mazzetta…
in Chinese (Traditional) 賄賂, 收買…
in Russian взятка…
in Polish łapówka…
in Spanish soborno…
in Portuguese suborno…
in German das Bestechungsgeld…
in Catalan suborn…
in Japanese わいろ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 贿赂, 收买…
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