bribery


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  • noun

Synonyms for bribery

corruption

Synonyms for bribery

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

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Aynesworth," he said hesitatingly, "that you will not regard this as an ordinary attempt at bribery and corruption.
He tells of all the evil things she does, by which Langland means to show what wicked things men will do if tempted by bribery and the hope of gain.
Bribery, on the other hand, was ever wicked, and he would have none of her.
Clare was soon suffocated by difficulties of bribery and blackmail; and needed more and more cash.
At this last bribery, Pinocchio could no longer resist and said firmly:
Perhaps, indeed, there may be now and tan a verse which I can't make much of, because half the letters are left out; yet I know very well what is meant by that, and that our affairs don't go so well as they should do, because of bribery and corruption.
I had been appointed ex-officio by the British Consul to take charge of her after a man who had died suddenly, leaving for the guidance of his successor some suspiciously un receipted bills, a few dry-dock estimates hinting at bribery, and a quantity of vouchers for three years' extravagant expenditure; all these mixed up to gether in a dusty old violin-case lined with ruby velvet.
This was perfectly true, the lady having bought a cheap and showy article on her way to the interview, with a general eye to bribery.
supra note 57, at 7-8 (noting the Bribery Act's expansions on FCPA's already strident framework).
Bribery and corruption exist in all parts of the world in varying degrees.
Bribery Act 2010 that took effect July 1 represents a major change in global anticorruption law, but awareness of its provisions remains low, according to a Deloitte webcast poll.
THE Bribery Act 2010 came into force on July 1, 2011 and has replaced the UK's previous bribery laws and extended the crime of bribery to cover all private sector transactions.
The Bribery Act 2010 came into force on July 1, consolidating the previous common law provisions relating to bribery and corruption.
ONLY days after the Bribery Act came into force, companies with overseas operations have been warned there are hidden dangers for them.