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Synonyms for bribery


Synonyms for bribery

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

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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.
The President, Vice President and all civil Officers of the United States, shall be removed from Office on Impeachment for, and Conviction of, Treason, Bribery, or other high Crimes and Misdemeanors.
"Somebody was saying," said the Rector, laughingly, "that East Retford was nothing to Middlemarch, for bribery."
Sir Leicester feels it incumbent on him to observe a crushing aspect towards Volumnia because it is whispered abroad that these necessary expenses will, in some two hundred election petitions, be unpleasantly connected with the word bribery, and because some graceless jokers have consequently suggested the omission from the Church service of the ordinary supplication in behalf of the High Court of Parliament and have recommended instead that the prayers of the congregation be requested for six hundred and fifty-eight gentlemen in a very unhealthy state.
I immediately,' addressing Little Dorrit, '(for I am the creature of impulse), took a bracelet from my arm, and begged your sister to let me clasp it on hers, in token of the delight I had in our being able to approach the subject so far on a common footing.' (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.)
This is the country where bribery can do anything, and we are well supplied with money.
(34) See OECD Working Group on Bribery, "2016 Data on Enforcement of the Anti-Bribery Convention" (November 2017) at 11, online: <> [OECD Working Group on Bribery, "2016 Data on Enforcement"].
The Standard is the very first international standard for anti-bribery management systems and will provide a common baseline and series of measures for organizations worldwide to help them prevent, detect and manage bribery risks.
While fraudulent conduct in the country has been mostly associated with people in government, a new survey finds that bribery and corruption are also prevalent in Philippine businesses.
"This accreditation is a testament to the expertise of our global network of audit specialists and the result of 28 years providing high-level risk management and compliance solutions to organizations worldwide seeking to combat the detrimental effects of bribery and corruption."
The Supreme Court has issued a stay order preventing the Colombo Magistrate's Court from hearing the case filed by the Bribery Commission against former Chief Justice Mohan Peiris.
The standard specifies a series of measures required by the organization to prevent, detect and address bribery, and provides guidance relative to that implementation.
Deputy Director Anticorruption Sardar Jahangir told to media that on daily basis we receive many complaints of taking bribery by Mohammad Riaz and decided to catch him red handed.
Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov has instructed the parliament to review the current legislation by toughening the punishment for bribery and corruption, the Turkmen Dovlet Habarlary state news agency reported.