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bungnoun [C]

uk   us   /bʌŋ/ UK informal
  • bung noun [C] (MONEY)

a ​payment made to someone to ​persuade them to do something, usually something ​dishonest: Of ​course both the ​politiciansdenied taking bungs.

bungverb [T + adv/prep]

uk   us   /bʌŋ/ UK informal
(Definition of bung from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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bungnoun [C]

uk   us   /bʌŋ/ UK informal
a ​payment made to someone to persuade them to do something, usually something dishonest; a bribe: The politician denied taking bungs.
(Definition of bung from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “bung”
in Spanish tapón…
in Vietnamese nút thùng…
in Malaysian penyumbat…
in Thai จุกหรือที่อุด…
in French bonde…
in German der Spundzapfen…
in Chinese (Simplified) 盖子, (橡胶、木头等制作的)塞子…
in Indonesian sumbat…
in Chinese (Traditional) 蓋子, (橡膠、木頭等製作的)塞子…
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