Meaning of BRIBE in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ braɪb ]

( bribes, bribing, bribed)


A bribe is a sum of money or something valuable that one person offers or gives to another in order to persuade him or her to do something.

He was being investigated for receiving bribes.



If one person bribes another, they give them a bribe.

He was accused of bribing a senior bank official...

The government bribed the workers to be quiet.

VERB : V n , V n to-inf

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