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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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This incentive encourages the ruling party/elite to award economic resources and projects to those firms that pay the highest bribes, assuming all bribers subject to the same project specifications, the highest bribe payer is the most efficient.
While most of our qualitative conclusions would apply to this alternative scheme, bribe takers would have less incentives to report than bribers because they do not have a bribe to recover.
142) In addition, compensation claims may require the calculation of interest income earned by the briber, or lost by the claimant, on amounts awarded as damages.
law, but runs counter to our hypothesis: We expected the bribee to be judged more harshly than the briber because the bribee is the one betraying a trust whereas the briber is merely inducing the bribee to do so.
101) As Judge Noonan writes, this effectively eliminated any line between bribery and extortion under color of official right, because "no briber pays unless he thinks it is necessary to pay.
utility due to time in prison, and opportunity costs the briber will be
Drifting Elegant" makes it all too plain that Briber is willing to sacrifice credibility for didacticism, manipulating character dynamics to serve more thorny agendas than even Tom Stoppard or Caryl Churchill would risk juggling in one night.
In a formulation clearly influenced by Briber, he concludes that 'Ser bueno se traduce por apertura al otro' (101): 'To be good means opening to the other.
Suzuki, 54, who has been indicted on a separate briber charge, is likely to be slapped with a fresh arrest warrant, possibly on Thursday, over the Shimada Kensetsu case, the sources said.
If bribery were solely about breach of fiduciary duty, one might expect that only the bribed and not the briber would be guilty of bribery since only the bribed has breached a duty.
In a corrupt relationship both the briber and the recipient are better off, but the transaction violates government policy.
23) For them "[b]ribery occurs when one person (the briber) provides an inducement to another person (the bribee) that is intended to be in exchange for the bribee doing, or not doing, something that would favor the briber and be contrary to the bribee's positional duty.