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Definition of Bribery


  1. Robbery; extortion.
  2. The act or practice of giving or taking bribes; the act of influencing the official or political action of another by corrupt inducements.

Bribery Quotations

Behaving morally because of a hope of reward or a fear of punishment is not morality. Morality is not bribery or threats. Religion is bribery and threats. Humans have morality. We don't need religion.
Penn Jillette

In the last few years, the very idea of telling the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth is dredged up only as a final resort when the alternative options of deception, threat and bribery have all been exhausted.
Michael Musto

As J.R. I could get away with anything - bribery, blackmail and adultery. But I got caught by cancer. I do want everyone to know that it is a very common and treatable form of cancer. I will be receiving treatment while working on the new 'Dallas' series.
Larry Hagman

Our form of democracy is bribery, on the highest scale.
Gore Vidal

They have seized upon the government by bribery and corruption. They have made speculation and public robbery a science. They have loaded the nation, the state, the county, and the city with debt.
Denis Kearney
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Bribery Translations

bribery in German is Bestechung
bribery in Spanish is cohecho, soborno
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