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extort

verb [T]  /ɪkˈstɔrt/ us  
to obtain by force or threat: The gang is accused of extorting money from local store owners.
extortion
noun [U]  /ɪkˈstɔr·ʃən/ us  
He was found guilty of extortion.
Translations of “extort”
in Spanish conseguir a la fuerza…
in French extorquer…
in German erpressen…
in Chinese (Traditional) 敲詐,勒索, 強求…
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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