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Definition of Bribery

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

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

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

In my opinion it is less shameful for a king to be overcome by force of arms than by bribery.
Sallust

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

Until the nineteen-seventies, Western countries paid little attention to corruption overseas, and bribery was seen as an unpleasant but necessary part of doing business there. In some European countries, businesses were even allowed to deduct bribes as an expense.
James Surowiecki
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Bribery Translations

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

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