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Recently it announced it would close due to a police investigation into bribery. The Sun (2016)MoD policy is that its teams must obtain information from potential suppliers on bribery, corruption or misconduct and decide whether to exclude them from bidding. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The company says that the list is an essential service in the fight against'crime, bribery and corruption. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He spoke of'the most serious breaches of the criminal law in the area of bribery and corruption '. Times, Sunday Times (2017)That inquiry found the bribery claim to be unfounded. Times, Sunday Times (2010)We know there was no bribery and no corruption. The Sun (2013)Six officials are already suspended on bribery claims. The Sun (2010)Eurocrats and business chiefs were held on bribery and forgery claims. The Sun (2007)And then all those claims of bribery and brown envelopes. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Many suspect that the bribery and fraud endemic to Chinese infrastructure projects have led to safety compromises. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The company is also under investigation over alleged bribery and corruption in China. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Two men have been arrested in connection with an international bribery investigation of Rolls-Royce. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Thus disregard for the law, petty bribery and corruption were endemic. The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century (1994)Qatar officials deny any wrongdoing and insist they have a zero-tolerance policy on corruption and bribery. The Sun (2014)Its investigators typically look into allegations of serious fraud, bribery or corruption. Times, Sunday Times (2014)England lost to Russia amid claims of corruption and bribery. The Sun (2011)The oligarchs before them had run the country through informal networks of obligation and bribery, not official channels. Times, Sunday Times (2015)But they were scarcely more honest -- embezzlement of funds and bribery of officials continued to occur to an alarming extent. America Past and Present (1995)Others also favour a new fraud offence to extend criminal liability beyond individuals to companies, as has been done for bribery and corruption. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Yesterday Scotland Yard announced that there would not be a bribery investigation. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Last week the company said that it would take a charge of ¤1 billion to cover a deal that it is seeking to settle bribery investigations. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Britain's only publicly listed quantity surveyor has launched a second investigation into bribery allegations after new evidence emerged of alleged deception by a former employee. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Few expected him to enter the contest while bribery investigations continued (although he has not been indicted and denies all allegations). Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'bribery'
British English: bribery /ˈbraɪbərɪ/ NOUN
Bribery is the action of giving someone a bribe.
He was jailed on charges of bribery.
- American English: bribery
- Arabic: رَشْوَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: suborno
- Chinese: 行贿受贿
- Croatian: mito
- Czech: podplácení
- Danish: bestikkelse
- Dutch: omkoperij
- European Spanish: soborno
- Finnish: lahjonta
- French: pot-de-vin
- German: Bestechung
- Greek: δωροδοκία
- Italian: corruzione
- Japanese: 贈収賄
- Korean: 뇌물 수수
- Norwegian: bestikkelse
- Polish: przekupstwo
- European Portuguese: suborno
- Romanian: mituire
- Russian: взяточничество
- Spanish: soborno
- Swedish: muta
- Thai: การให้สินบน
- Turkish: rüşvet
- Ukrainian: хабарництво
- Vietnamese: sự hối lộ
Definition of bribery from the Collins English Dictionary
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