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extortverb [T]

uk   /ɪkˈstɔːt/  us   /-ˈstɔːrt/
to get something by ​force or ​threats, or with ​difficulty: He had been extorting ​money from the ​oldlady for ​years. Police have not so ​far been ​able to extort a ​confession from the ​peopleaccused of the ​bombing.
extortion
noun [U] uk   /-ˈstɔː.ʃən/  us   /-ˈstɔːr.ʃən/
He was ​foundguilty of ​obtaining the ​money by extortion (= by ​forcefulmethods).
(Definition of extort from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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extortverb [T]

 us   /ɪkˈstɔrt/
to ​obtain by ​force or ​threat: The ​gang is ​accused of extorting ​money from ​localstore owners.
extortion
noun [U]  us   /ɪkˈstɔr·ʃən/
He was ​foundguilty of extortion.
(Definition of extort from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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extortverb [T]

uk   us   /ɪkˈstɔːt/
to get something, especially ​money, from someone by using ​force or threats: extort sth from sb The ​claim was that he had extorted ​money from the ​CEO by threatening to ​publish details of his ​privatelife.
extortion
noun [U]
He has been ​found guilty on two ​charges of extortion and now faces a jail sentence.
(Definition of extort from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Traducciones de “extort”
en español conseguir a la fuerza…
in Vietnamese tống tiền…
in Malaysian memeras…
in Thai ขู่เข็ญ…
en francés extorquer…
en alemán erpressen…
en chino (simplificado) 敲诈,勒索, 强求…
en turco tehditle almak, zorla el koymak, gözünü korkutarak parasını almak…
en ruso вымогать…
in Indonesian memaksa, memeras…
en chino (tradicionál) 敲詐,勒索, 強求…
en polaco wymuszać…
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