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briberynoun [U]

 us   /ˈbrɑɪ·bə·ri/
the ​crime of giving someone ​money or something ​else of ​value, often ​illegally, to ​persuade that ​person to do something you ​want: Charges of bribery and ​officialcorruption were made.
(Definition of bribery from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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briberynoun [U]

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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 ​supplycontracts.
(Definition of bribery from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “bribery”
in Arabic رَشْوة…
in Korean 뇌물 수수…
in Portuguese suborno…
in Catalan suborn…
in Japanese 収賄(わい), 贈収賄…
in Turkish rüşvet…
in Russian взяточничество…
in Italian corruzione…
in Polish łapownictwo, przekupstwo…
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