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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

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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

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Bribees have bribers in mind, and in the Blagojevich matter it is alleged that the bribee was 'trolling' for or soliciting bribes.
judges and bribers transacted the bribes, and what factors led to the
Hugh Latimer urged the young king's councilors to enforce these laws by authorizing informers to prosecute "rent-raisers, oppressors of the poor, extortioners, bribers, [and] usurers" (Davies 1956: 30).
B] captures the satisfaction levels of potential bribers in the population, for a given bribe b.
Affronted by Ruef's solo conviction--while his bribers sank into their leather chairs in their clubs, cigars in hand, whiskeys at the ready--Older reversed course and successfully campaigned for the early parole of the onetime boss.
SIR - How well we recall Neil Kinnock roundly condemning the House of Lords as, 'A place for the descendants of brigands, muggers, bribers and gangsters,' and calling vociferously for that institution to be abolished.
How well we recall Neil Kinnock roundly condemning the House of Lords as ``a place for the descendants of brigand, muggers, bribers and gangsters'', and calling vociferously for that institution to be abolished.
Penalties include prison for bribers and officials, and the seizure abroad of goods involved in graft.
The extent to which companies from Taiwan and South Korea use bribers abroad I only marginally less,'' he said.
Once they were the fornicators and the bribers and the takers of bribes and we were not and that was why they hated us.
Lydgate concentrates on a feature of the character of a king warning the ruler against bribers and flatterers (in the play exemplified in the figures of the soldiers, Fortitudo and Sanitas) who ".
A bidding organizer in the Kagoshima prefectural government said it has no rules covering alleged bribers in cases for which the statute of limitations has run out.
The project was originally awarded to a Chinese firm but that contract was terminated due to alleged bribers of Ugandan officials that totaled almost thirty percent of the contract money.
Perhaps the costs of bribery had merely become too high, and the bribers had seized the opportunity to take control themselves.
The truly painful part is that the bribers were able to cut to the front of the lines.