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bribery

See definition of bribery on Dictionary.com
  • as inblackmail
  • as inpayola
  • as invillainousness
  • as incorruption

synonyms for bribery

  • bribe
  • extortion
  • exaction
  • milking
  • payoff
  • protection
  • ransom
  • tribute
  • hush money
  • slush fund
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How to use bribery in a sentence

Most of the Ecuadorean officials involved in the project have been convicted of bribery, including a former Vice President, a former Electricity Minister and even a former anticorruption official.
THE U.S. AND CHINA ARE BATTLING FOR INFLUENCE IN LATIN AMERICA, AND THE PANDEMIC HAS RAISED THE STAKESCHARLIE CAMPELL/BEIJINGFEBRUARY 4, 2021TIME
He soon left the force and turned to a career of bribery, fraud, and international drug trafficking, earning several prison sentences—he even escaped once.
WHY OLYMPIC SWIMMER KLETE KELLER, ARRESTED FOR ALLEGEDLY INVADING THE CAPITOL, PROBABLY WON'T LOSE HIS OLYMPIC MEDALSSEAN GREGORYJANUARY 14, 2021TIME
The Texas attorney general has spent years under indictment for alleged securities fraud, and his top deputies recently reported him to the FBI over allegations of bribery.
TEXAS LEADS REPUBLICAN ATTORNEYS GENERAL IN NEW ANTITRUST LAWSUIT AGAINST GOOGLE, TARGETING ITS ADVERTISING EMPIRETONY ROMMDECEMBER 16, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Paxton, a conservative Republican, in October was accused by senior aides of potential crimes including bribery, which he has denied.
TEXAS SUES GOOGLE OVER ANTITRUST VIOLATIONSVERNE KOPYTOFFDECEMBER 16, 2020FORTUNE
Yin Hongzhang was sentenced to ten years in prison for corruption, but Sinovac was not charged for its role in the bribery case.
CHINA’S COVID-19 VACCINES ARE HERE—FOR BETTER OR WORSEGRADY MCGREGORDECEMBER 10, 2020FORTUNE
Sinovac has not been involved in safety scandals, and there is no evidence that any of the vaccines approved in cases involving bribery were faulty.
AS CHINA NEARS A CORONAVIRUS VACCINE, BRIBERY CLOUD HANGS OVER DRUGMAKER SINOVACEVA DOUDECEMBER 4, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Apple’s head of global security was charged with bribery last week for allegedly promising to donate iPads to the Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office in exchange for concealed weapons permits, according to an indictment made public Monday.
APPLE’S HEAD OF GLOBAL SECURITY INDICTED ON BRIBERY CHARGESREED ALBERGOTTINOVEMBER 23, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Other cases alleged bribery, cover-ups, lying, intimidation and more.
HOW CRIMINAL COPS OFTEN AVOID JAILBY ANDREW FORD, ASBURY PARK PRESSSEPTEMBER 23, 2020PROPUBLICA
All bribery, and injustice shall be blotted out, and fidelity shall stand for ever.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Sentence of fine and imprisonment passed upon lord Bacon in the house of peers for bribery.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO BRIBERY

  • bribe
  • bribery
  • exaction
  • extortion
  • hush money
  • milking
  • payoff
  • protection
  • ransom
  • slush fund
  • tribute
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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