Definition of bribery in English:

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bribery

Pronunciation: /ˈbrʌɪbəri/

noun

[mass noun]
The giving or offering of a bribe: his opponent had been guilty of bribery and corruption [as modifier]: a bribery scandal
More example sentences
  • Secrets, lies, scandals, corruption, bribery and pretensions have made a laughing stock of Indian cricket.
  • France is reeling from daily revelations about bribery and corruption scandals.
  • Charges including bribery and tax evasion are among the ten counts of the ethics code he is accused of violating.
Synonyms
corruption, subornation;
North American  payola
informal palm-greasing, graft, hush money

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