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English definition of “bribery”

bribery

noun [U] LAW
the crime of giving someone, especially someone in a position of authority, money, a gift, etc. so that they will do something illegal or dishonest for you: The organization was rife with bribery and corruption. He was indicted in a bribery scandal over subway supply contracts.
(Definition of bribery from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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