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extortverb [T]

 us   /ɪkˈstɔrt/
to obtain by force or threat: The gang is accused of extorting money from local store owners.
extortion
noun [U]  us   /ɪkˈstɔr·ʃən/
He was found guilty of extortion.
Translations of “extort”
in Vietnamese tống tiền…
in Spanish conseguir a la fuerza…
in Thai ขู่เข็ญ…
in Malaysian memeras…
in French extorquer…
in German erpressen…
in Chinese (Traditional) 敲詐,勒索, 強求…
in Indonesian memaksa, memeras…
in Russian вымогать…
in Turkish tehditle almak, zorla el koymak, gözünü korkutarak parasını almak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 敲诈,勒索, 强求…
in Polish wymuszać…
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