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rig

verb [T]
 
 
/rɪɡ/ (-gg-)
to dishonestly influence or change something in order to get the result that you want: Several insurance companies have been accused of rigging their computer programs to produce artificially low values for injury claims. rig an election/vote/pollrig prices/bids/systems The airline has been fined for rigging prices.
rig the market COMMERCE, STOCK MARKET to unfairly or illegally control the sale or the price of products, shares, etc. in order to make a profit: The energy regulator accused the big electricity generators of rigging the market to keep prices deliberately high.
(Definition of rig verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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