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siphon sth off

( also syphon sth off)
verb [T usually + adv/prep] uk phrasal verb with siphon ( also syphon)   /ˈsaɪ.fən/ us  
to dishonestly take money from an organization or other supply, and use it for a purpose for which it was not intended: He lost his job when it was discovered that he had been siphoning off money from the company for his own use.
Traducciones de “siphon sth off”
en chino (tradicionál) 非法挪用(資金),侵吞…
en chino (simplificado) 非法挪用(资金),侵吞…
(Definition of siphon sth off from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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