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backhander

noun [C]
 
/ˌbækˈhændər/ UK
informal an illegal payment or gift that is given to a person, especially someone in authority, in order to get them to do something for you: Governments pledged to make it a criminal offence to slip backhanders to officials of other countries to win contracts. He was accused of taking backhanders. →  See also bribe
Translations of “backhander”
in Chinese (Traditional) 賄賂, 收買…
in Chinese (Simplified) 贿赂, 收买…
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