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bribe

verb [T]
 
 
/braɪb/ LAW
to try to make someone do something for you, often something dishonest, by giving them money, gifts, or something else that they want: bribe sb with sth They were accused of trying to bribe voters with promises of tax cuts.bribe sb to do sth Corrupt officials had been bribed to approve shoddy construction work.
Translations of “bribe”
in Chinese (Traditional) 賄賂, 收買…
in Chinese (Simplified) 贿赂, 收买…
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