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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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Bribery, on the other hand, was ever wicked, and he would have none of her.
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.
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.
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.
ISO 37001: 2016 certification helps establish that an organization has implemented reasonable and proportionate measures designed to prevent bribery.
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.
The Liberal Movement as a party faces suspicions of influence peddling and bribery, with analogous suspicions brought against the Labor Party as well.
With a more globalized business environment comes an increased threat of bribery and corruption that can result in costly legal, financial and reputational damage.
The accounting firm EY (Ernst & Young) said that 81 per cent of interviewed Cypriot managers said that they consider bribery and corruption to be widespread on the island, placing Cyprus on the second place among 41 peers.
It addresses several issues in relation to the organization's activities; notably bribery in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors, bribery by the organization, bribery by the organization's personnel acting on the organization's behalf or for its benefit and bribery by the organization's business associates acting on the organization's behalf or for its benefit.
should be downgraded to simple bribery, not plunder.