German translation of 'bribe'
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Example Sentences Including 'bribe'
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Families resort to begging or bribing by offering top-up fees.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
When we took her to hospital, we had to bribe the doctors to treat her.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
By November 1993 it was clear the alleged bribe was a complete fabrication.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Criminals will just find the money to bribe these people.The Sun (2015)
Four involved alleged bribing of foreign officials.The Sun (2016)
Government must bribe or bully us into making different choices.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
He is then heard plotting how he'll receive his bribe.The Sun (2010)
He says that he did not give one bribe.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
New recruits signed up only because they knew that they would make money from bribes while on duty, he said.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Patients are buying organs in countries like Pakistan, where poor donors are given cash bribes.The Sun (2008)
The court heard he was offered a bribe to say the plot was a hoax.The Sun (2007)
The former police colonel's lawyer said that no evidence had been provided to prove that his client received bribes.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Those close to the robbers claim major bribes were given to police by those who got away with it.The Sun (2015)
Two Sun journalists have appeared in court over alleged bribes paid to public officials.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
WHEN the parties launch their election manifestos this week the usual extravagant bribes and rewards will be missing.The Sun (2010)
Want to bribe an official?Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Forget about its shameful fine for bribing Chinese doctors.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Oh, and ban universities from offering bribes to those who put them first.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Or corrupt practices involving the bribing of government officials?Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Politics is still a matter of allegiances, bribes and favours.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
His critics said it was through accepting bribes.Christianity Today (2000)
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'bribe' in Other Languages
British English: bribe /braɪb/ VERB
If one person bribes another, they give them a bribe.
He was accused of bribing a senior bank official.
- American English: bribe
- Arabic: يَرشو
- Brazilian Portuguese: subornar
- Chinese: 贿赂
- Croatian: podmititi
- Czech: podplatit
- Danish: bestikke
- Dutch: omkopen
- European Spanish: sobornar
- Finnish: lahjoa
- French: corrompre
- German: bestechen
- Greek: δωροδοκώ
- Italian: corrompere
- Japanese: 賄賂を使う
- Korean: 뇌물을 주다
- Norwegian: bestikke
- Polish: przekupić
- European Portuguese: subornar
- Romanian: a mitui
- Russian: подкупать
- Spanish: sobornar
- Swedish: muta
- Thai: ให้สินบน
- Turkish: rüşvet vermek
- Ukrainian: хабар
- Vietnamese: hối lộ
British English: bribe NOUN
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.
Translation of bribe from the Collins English to German Dictionary