Definitions for briberyˈbraɪ bə ri

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bribery, graft(noun)

    the practice of offering something (usually money) in order to gain an illicit advantage

Wiktionary

  1. bribery(Noun)

    the making of illegal payment, or bribes, to persons in official positions as a means of influencing their decisions

  2. bribery(Noun)

    the activity of giving, offering or accepting bribes

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bribery(noun)

    robbery; extortion

  2. Bribery(noun)

    the act or practice of giving or taking bribes; the act of influencing the official or political action of another by corrupt inducements

Freebase

  1. Bribery

    Bribery is an act of giving money or gift giving that alters the behavior of the recipient. Bribery constitutes a crime and is defined by Black's Law Dictionary as the offering, giving, receiving, or soliciting of any item of value to influence the actions of an official or other person in charge of a public or legal duty. The bribe is the gift bestowed to influence the recipient's conduct. It may be any money, good, right in action, property, preferment, privilege, emolument, object of value, advantage, or merely a promise or undertaking to induce or influence the action, vote, or influence of a person in an official or public capacity. In economics, the bribe has been described as rent. Bribery in bureaucracy has been viewed as a reason for the higher cost of production of goods and services.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Somyot Pumpanmuang:

    We cannot deny the existence of bribery and corruption.

  2. Luis Otavio de Souza Leal:

    The fiscal adjustment will have an economic impact, but the bribery scandal at Petrobras could also make things worse.

  3. Nike Inc:

    There is no allegation in court documents that any employee was aware of or knowingly participated in any bribery scheme.

  4. Francisco Sandoval:

    The alleged crimes are illicit association, bribery as well as a special instance of fraud related to her links with... customs fraud.

  5. Francisco Sandoval:

    The alleged crimes are illicit association, bribery as well as a special instance of fraud related to her links with ... customs fraud.

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