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American English: /rɔrt/
British English: /rɔːt/

Translation of rort in Spanish:


  • (Australia) [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • What MPs have done is legislate a tax rort for themselves.
    • Today I've decided to take a look at some of these rip-offs and rorts, and to invite readers to submit their own observations and opinions by way of the forums.
    • They see political entitlements with too many rorts and too much feather-bedding.
    Example sentences
    • They seem to be able to find money to waste on rorts and subsidising big business but yet we still have waiting lists in hospitals.

intransitive verb

  • (Australia) [colloquial]
    valerse de artimañas
    Example sentences
    • He was disgraced three years ago for rorting the party books and only escaped prison on, as the PM would say, ‘a technicality‘.
    Example sentences
    • Senior politicians, rorting the system with inflated travel claims.
    • If you do nothing productive you are a bludger, get something positive together then we are accused of rorting the system.
    • He and his friends, family and mentors rorted the system.

transitive verb

  • (ballot/records) (Mexico) [colloquial]
    sacarle el jugo a
    they rort the benefit system
    explotan or le sacan el jugo al sistema de la seguridad social

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