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  • 1 Bribe — Bribe, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bribed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bribing}.] 1. To rob or steal. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. To give or promise a reward or consideration to (a judge, juror, legislator, voter, or other person in a position of trust)… …

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  • 2 bribe — I. n. Reward of treachery, price of corruption, corrupting gift. II. v. a. Suborn, gain by a bribe, give a bribe to …

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  • 3 bribe — 1 n: a benefit (as money) given, promised, or offered in order to influence the judgment or conduct of a person in a position of trust (as an official or witness) compare kickback bribe 2 vt bribed, brib·ing: to influence (a person) by giving a… …

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  • 4 illegal gain — index gratuity (bribe) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 5 Bribed — Bribe Bribe, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bribed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bribing}.] 1. To rob or steal. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. To give or promise a reward or consideration to (a judge, juror, legislator, voter, or other person in a position of… …

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  • 6 Bribing — Bribe Bribe, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bribed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bribing}.] 1. To rob or steal. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. To give or promise a reward or consideration to (a judge, juror, legislator, voter, or other person in a position of… …

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  • 7 get at — 1》 reach or gain access to.     ↘bribe or unfairly influence. 2》 informal imply. 3》 Brit. informal criticize subtly and repeatedly. → get …

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  • 8 get — verb (gets, getting; past got; past participle got, N. Amer. or archaic gotten) 1》 come to have or hold; receive.     ↘experience, suffer, or be afflicted with (something bad). 2》 succeed in attaining, achieving, or experiencing; obtain. 3》 move… …

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  • 9 Political corruption — World map of the 2010 Corruption Perceptions Index by Transparency International, which measures the degree to which corruption is perceived to exist among public officials and politicians . High numbers (blue) indicate less perception of… …

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  • 10 Fiduciary — One party, for example a corporate trust company or the trust department of a bank, holds a fiduciary relation or acts in a fiduciary capacity to another, such as one whose funds are entrusted to it for investment. In a fiduciary relation one… …

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  • 11 Italy — /it l ee/, n. a republic in S Europe, comprising a peninsula S of the Alps, and Sicily, Sardinia, Elba, and other smaller islands: a kingdom 1870 1946. 57,534,088; 116,294 sq. mi. (301,200 sq. km). Cap.: Rome. Italian, Italia. * * * Italy… …

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  • 12 South Africa — Republic of, a country in S Africa; member of the Commonwealth of Nations until 1961. 42,327,458; 472,000 sq. mi. (1,222,480 sq. km). Capitals: Pretoria and Cape Town. Formerly, Union of South Africa. * * * South Africa Introduction South Africa… …

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  • 13 GSIS-Meralco bribery case — Infobox name = Infobox/doc title = Re: Letter of Presiding Justice Conrado M. Vasquez, Jr. on CA G.R. SP NO. 103692 [Antonio Rosete, et al. v. Securities and Exchange Commission, et al.] caption = Supreme Court of the Philippines headerstyle =… …

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  • 14 Law, Crime, and Law Enforcement — ▪ 2006 Introduction Trials of former heads of state, U.S. Supreme Court rulings on eminent domain and the death penalty, and high profile cases against former executives of large corporations were leading legal and criminal issues in 2005.… …

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  • 15 BRIBERY — BRIBERY, making a gift to a person in authority, especially a judge. The injunction not to take bribes is several times repeated in the Bible, twice with the reason given that bribes blind the clear sighted and upset the pleas of the just (Ex. 23 …

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  • 16 Munchkin (card game) — For other uses, see Munchkin (disambiguation). Munchkin (card game) Box cover Players 3 6 Age range 12+ Setup time 5 minutes …

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  • 17 Advance-fee fraud — African sting An advance fee fraud is a confidence trick in which the target is persuaded to advance sums of money in the hope of realizing a significantly larger gain.[1] Among the variations on this type of scam are the Nigerian Letter (also… …

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  • 18 Operation Tennessee Waltz — was a sting operation set up by federal and state law enforcement agents, including the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Tennessee Bureau of Investigation. The operation led to the arrest of seven Tennessee state lawmakers and two men… …

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  • 19 Bribery — Political corruption Corruption Perceptions Index, 2010 …

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  • 20 morceau — [ mɔrso ] n. m. • 1480; morsel 1155; de l a. fr. mors « morceau, morsure » 1 ♦ Partie, quantité qui a été séparée d un aliment, d un mets solide (soit pour être mangée en une bouchée, soit pour constituer une portion, une part). ⇒ bouchée, bout,… …

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