Definitions for bribery
ˈbraɪ bə ribribe·ry
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the practice of offering something (usually money) in order to gain an illicit advantage
the making of illegal payment, or bribes, to persons in official positions as a means of influencing their decisions
the activity of giving, offering or accepting bribes
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
The crime of taking rewards for bad practices.
Etymology: from bribe.
There was a law made by the Romans, against the bribery and extortion of the governours of provinces: before, says Cicero, the governours did bribe and extort as much as was sufficient for themselves; but now they bribe and extort as much as may be enough not only for themselves, but for judges, jurors, and magistrates. Francis Bacon.
No bribery of courts, or cabals of factions, or advantages of fortune, can remove him from the solid foundations of honour and fidelity. John Dryden, Aurengz. Preface.
Bribery is 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. With regard to governmental operations, essentially, bribery is "Corrupt solicitation, acceptance, or transfer of value in exchange for official action." Gifts of money or other items of value which are otherwise available to everyone on an equivalent basis, and not for dishonest purposes, is not bribery. Offering a discount or a refund to all purchasers is a legal rebate and is not bribery. For example, it is legal for an employee of a Public Utilities Commission involved in electric rate regulation to accept a rebate on electric service that reduces their cost for electricity, when the rebate is available to other residential electric customers. However, giving a discount specifically to that employee to influence them to look favorably on the electric utility's rate increase applications would be considered bribery. A bribe is an illegal or unethical gift or lobbying effort bestowed to influence the recipient's conduct. It may be money, goods, rights in action, property, preferment, privilege, emolument, objects of value, advantage, or merely a promise to induce or influence the action, vote, or influence of a person in an official or public capacity.The United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 16 has a target to substantially reduce corruption and bribery of all forms as part of international effort aimed at ensuring peace, justice and strong institutions.Everything in our society goes through changes that brings long-lasting positive or negative complications. Similar has been the case with bribery, which brought negative changes to societal norms as well as to trade. The researchers found that when bribery becomes part of social norms, then one approach is not enough to tackle bribery due to the existence of different societies in different countries. If severe punishment works in one country, it doesn’t necessarily mean that severe punishment would work in another country to prevent bribery. Also, the research found that bribery plays a significant role in public private firms around the world.
Bribery is the act of offering, giving, receiving, or soliciting something of value as a means of influencing the actions or decisions of an individual or organization in a position of power or authority. This often involves illegal or unethical activities and can occur in various fields such as business, politics, and law enforcement.
the act or practice of giving or taking bribes; the act of influencing the official or political action of another by corrupt inducements
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.
The numerical value of bribery in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of bribery in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
I said the reason why I sent this tweet is something I have said a hundred times and I will say it again, i am critical of Vedat Yigit decision. I don’t believe in the fact that the biggest, the largest, the deepest investigation of corruption and bribery in Turkish history should be dropped.
The bribe is to grant or withhold military assistance in return for a public statement of a fake investigation into the elections. That's bribery, what the president has admitted to and says it's 'perfect,' I say it's perfectly wrong. It's bribery.
Injustice, bribery and recommendations are main obstacles in the way of progress of a society or a nation.
I have written a letter to the (bribery) commission seeking clarification and to say that I am available to be present at the commission any time, anyway, I've no intention of leaving the county. If I had wanted, I'd have gone by now.
Most of the time the bribes are made with the knowledge of senior management which is surprising because in most cases of international bribery sanctions are imposed on second row employees, we need to get away from the idea that if you want to do business in foreign countries then you have to give bribes.
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- рушветчийство, подкупванеBulgarian
- δωροληψία, δωροδοκίαGreek
- cohecho, sobornoSpanish
- رشوه خواریPersian
- penyogokan, penyuapanIndonesian
- 収賄, 賄賂, [[賄賂]][[の]][[やり取り]]Japanese
- 증회, 증수회, 뇌물Korean
- mutbrott, bestickning, mutning, mutorSwedish
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