bribe


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Synonyms for bribe

inducement

buy off

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Synonyms for bribe

money, property, or a favor given, offered, or promised to a person or accepted by a person in a position of trust as an inducement to dishonest behavior

to give, offer, or promise a bribe to

Synonyms

Synonyms for bribe

payment made to a person in a position of trust to corrupt his judgment

make illegal payments to in exchange for favors or influence

References in classic literature ?
They caught him at it now and then, and ordered him off the premises at the point of the rolling-pin; or, if unusually successful, and, therefore, in a milder mood, they lured him away with bribes of ginger-bread, a stray pickle, or a tart that was not quite symmetrical enough to suit their critical eyes.
It wasn't a bribe," the accused said in courtroom in front of presiding judge Ezzat Mansour.
Mani, who was accused of taking a Rs10 million (Dh562,860) bribe from liquor bar owners and then let off the hook by the vigilance department, has been dragged back into the controversy with the surfacing of a new report.
He said he also facilitated a bribe in the awarding of the 1998 World Cup, which was held in France.
Salman Khan along with other taxi drivers, demanded of Inspector General Police and Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to take action against those policemen who were taking bribe and make trouble for innocent drivers in order to complete their annual targets.
The team was alerted about Kumar entering Logapathy's chamber with the alleged bribe amount and then came out without it.
A police officer from the General Department of Anti-Narcotics testified that the suspects offered him a Dh15,000 bribe.
Bribes are generally paid to win contracts from state-owned or controlled companies in advanced economies, rather than in the developing world, and most bribe payers and takers are from wealthy countries.
He further remarked " you are admitting for giving bribe by you.
One in three Ukrainians in 2013 said they personally found themselves in a bribe situation in the past year, up from 23% in 2009, the last full year of Viktor Yuschenko's presidency.
The Public Prosecution has charged the former-director general of ports at the Ministry of Transport and Communications, with accepting a OMR200,000 bribe from the Consolidated Contractors Company to ease procedures for the company to be awarded projects in the Duqm area.
was indicted on Wednesday on three counts of solicitation of a bribe by a public official, the Associated Press reports.
Head of Academy of Interior Ministry Almaz Bazarbaev and Deputy Head of Academy Rakhmatillo Amiraev were arrested for attempt of bribe extortion on March 13, press secretary of Interior Ministry Jorobai Abdraimov told AKIpress.
This paper draws on unique insights about the nature of bribe payments to determine the factors driving the composition of bribes (whether cash or non-cash) and their timing (whether prepayment or payment at the time of 'service').
I have read two articles one "Aramco investigates bribe report" (Oct.