Definition Bribe

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Definition

to bribe: to buy off, to corrupt, to pay an official to ignore one's activities (the police, for example)
verb
a bribe a pay-off, money paid to the police or authorities to ignore your illegal activities

Pronunciation examples
UK: I wouldn't be where I am today if I hadn't bribed the president.
US: The judge is known to accept bribes.

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