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bribes

noun
plural of bribe

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(Entry 1 of 2)

something given or promised in order to improperly influence a person's conduct or decision
  • that judge refused a huge bribe to dismiss the charges against the wealthy defendant

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bribes

verb
present tense third-person singular of bribe

Synonyms of bribes (Entry 2 of 2)

to influence someone with a bribe
  • meat inspectors were bribed, and the contaminated beef was sold to the public

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“Bribes.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/bribes. Accessed 18 Sep. 2021.

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