English - Vietnamese Dictionary
bribe /braib/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- của đút lót, vật đút lót, vật hối lộ
- ngoại động từ
- đút lót, hối lộ, mua chuộc
+payment made to a person in a position of trust to corrupt his judgment
+make illegal payments to in exchange for favors or influence
Advanced English Dictionary
1 graft, inducement, Colloq kickback, Chiefly US payola, US plugola:
Some judges were offered bribes for reducing the sentences of convicted felons.
2 pay or buy off, buy; corrupt, suborn, Colloq fix; Slang oil, grease (someone's) palm, Brit nobble:
The guards were bribed to look the other way during the prison break.
noun, verbCollocation Dictionary
a sum of money or sth valuable that you give or offer to sb to persuade them to help you, especially by doing sth dishonest: It was alleged that he had taken bribes while in office. + She had been offered a $50 000 bribe to drop the charges.
~ sb (with sth)
~ sb (into doing sth) to give sb money or sth valuable in order to persuade them to help you, especially by doing sth dishonest: [VN] They bribed the guards with cigarettes. + She was bribed into handing over secret information. + He managed to bribe his way onto the ship. [also VN to inf]
VERB + BRIBE
give sb, offer (sb), pay sb
He admitted paying bribes to police officers.
| accept, take
He paid out millions of dollars in bribes.
| ~ of
a bribe of £200
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