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extort

verb [T]
 
 
/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 private life.
extortion noun [U]
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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