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payola

noun [C or U] uk   /peɪˈəʊ.lə/  us   /-ˈoʊ-/ mainly US old-fashioned informal
a secret payment to someone for doing an illegal business action
Translations of “payola”
in Chinese (Traditional) (為進行非法商業交易進行的)賄賂,買通…
in Chinese (Simplified) (为进行非法商业交易进行的)贿赂,买通…
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