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English definition of “graft”

graft

noun [U] (INFLUENCE)    /ɡrɑːft/ US  /ɡræft/ mainly US
the act of getting money or advantage through the dishonest use of political power and influence : The whole government was riddled with graft, bribery , and corruption .Fraud and corruption
(Definition of graft noun (INFLUENCE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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