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Meaning of “bribe” - Learner’s Dictionary

bribe

noun [C]
 
 
/braɪb/
money or a gift given to someone so that they will do something for you, usually something dishonest: The politician was accused of accepting bribes from businessmen.Fraud and corruption
bribe verb [T] [+ to do sth] He was bribed to give false evidence at the trial.
Translations of “bribe”
in Arabic رَشْوة…
in Korean 뇌물…
in Malaysian rasuah…
in French pot-de-vin…
in Turkish rüşvet verme…
in Italian bustarella, tangente, mazzetta…
in Chinese (Traditional) 賄賂…
in Russian взятка…
in Polish łapówka…
in Vietnamese vật hối lộ…
in Spanish soborno…
in Portuguese suborno…
in Thai สินบน…
in German das Bestechungsgeld…
in Catalan suborn…
in Japanese わいろ…
in Indonesian suap…
in Chinese (Simplified) 贿赂…
(Definition of bribe from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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