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bribe

noun [C]
 
 
/braɪb/ LAW
money or a gift that you give to someone so that they will do something for you, often something dishonest: offer/accept/take a bribe He was accused of accepting bribes from wealthy businessmen. It was easy to see the gift as a sort of bribe.
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