Bribery meaning

brībə-rē
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The definition of bribery is offering something desirable or something of value in exchange for getting something in return.

Giving a congressman money to get a lucrative government contract job is an example of bribery.

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The voluntary giving, offering, receiving, or soliciting of a bribe to influence the discretionary conduct or decision of an agent, officer, or employee of a business.
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The act or practice of offering, giving, or taking a bribe.
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The making of illegal payment, or bribes, to persons in official positions as a means of influencing their decisions.
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(law) The activity of giving, offering or accepting bribes.
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The criminal act or practice of voluntarily giving, offering, receiving, or soliciting a bribe to influence the official conduct of a person in a position or office of public trust. See also kickback.
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The giving, offering, or taking of bribes.
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