What does bribery mean?

Definitions for bribery
ˈbraɪ bə ribribery

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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


  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


  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.

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How to say bribery in sign language?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bribery in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bribery in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of bribery in a Sentence

  1. Roger Barker:

    They have a responsibility to their shareholders to make certain that the company’s cash is not going towards sporting events mired in bribery and corruption allegations.

  2. State Mike Pompeo on Sunday:

    Venezuela's political parties came together in a resounding display of unity to support Juan Guaido's re-election, no regime thugs, no jail cells, and no bribery or intimidation can subvert the will of the Venezuelan people.

  3. Nancy Pelosi:

    What The President has admitted to and says it's perfect, I've said it's perfectly wrong. It's bribery.

  4. Michael Coates:

    This could be any number of techniques being used, from phishing emails [ to ] some sort of bribery.

  5. Rudolph Giuliani:

    The crime of bribery is if I offer something of value to someone in return for their official action.

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