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English definition of “graft”

graft

noun [U]     /ɡrɑːft/ LAW
US illegal activities involving dishonest use of power and money: Corruption in government is common, and several elected officials are suspected of graft. graft charge/allegation/investigation
UK informal hard work: The students, all from poor families, tell stories of hard graft and achievement.
(Definition of graft noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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