bribery

noun brib·ery \ ˈbrī-b(ə-)rē \
Updated on: 8 Dec 2017

Definition of bribery

plural briberies
: the act or practice of giving or taking a bribe

Examples of bribery in a Sentence

  1. They were arrested on charges of bribery.

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First Known Use of bribery

1549


BRIBERY Defined for Kids

bribery

noun brib·ery \ ˈbrī-bə-rē \

Definition of bribery for Students

plural briberies
: the act of giving or taking a bribe

Law Dictionary

bribery

noun brib·ery

legal Definition of bribery

plural briberies
: the crime of giving or taking a bribe

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