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bribe

noun corrupt money, corrupt offering, graft, hush money, illegal donation, illegal incentive, illegal incitation, illegal inducement, illegal lure, illegal offer, illegal offering, illegal present, illegal reward, offering, pretium, protection money, sop, unlawful bait, unlawful compensation, unlawful gift, unlawful gratuity
Associated concepts: acceptance of a bribe, bribe-giving for public office, bribery, bribing a witness, corruption, obstructing justice, offer to bribe, official misconnuct, rewarding official misconduct, solicitation of a bribe, unlawful gratuities
See also: coax, corrupt, hush money, lure, suborn

BRIBE, crim. law. The gift or promise, which is accepted, of some advantage, as the inducement for some illegal act or omission; or of some illegal emolument, as a consideration, for preferring one person to another, in the performance of a legal act.

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Second, students who bribed during secondary education were found to have a greater probability of iterating this behavior at university.
In agreement with the results of the primary specification, students who perceive their institution to be corrupt and those who bribed in the past are more likely to pay a bribe on an exam, for credit, and on a term paper.
Students who bribed on a term paper are less likely to bribe on an exam, whereas students who bribed on an exam are more likely to bribe on a term paper.
If an outside party (a policeman) detects bribery without reports, could he be bribed to turn a blind eye?
Moreover, the game explored is very different from ours in that it allows the bribed party to nevertheless not provide the demanded service.
Althou gh candidates could not ensure these voters would vote for them, even when bribed, they could bribe voters to stop them from voting.
Under an open voting system, Republic ans had to bribe HR voters to keep them from voting Democratic (in case they were bribed by Democrats to switch votes).
Accordingly, let m + 1/2 be the fraction of legislators, both bribed and unbribed, who vote for x.
0]) for all bribed legislators, that is, all z such that a(z) [greater than] 0 [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 1 OMITTED].
Since an opposing leader would attack legislators whose support for the bill is weakest, a vote buyer's best strategy is to make each bribed coalition member equally expensive for the opponent to invade.