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Meaning of BRIBERY

Pronunciation:  'brIburee

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  the practice of offering something (usually money) in order to gain an illicit advantage

BRIBERY is a 7 letter word that starts with B.


 Synonyms: graft
 See Also: commercial bribery, felony



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Brib"er*y\, n.; pl. {Briberies}. [OE. brybery
rascality, OF. briberie. See {Bribe}, n.]
1. Robbery; extortion. [Obs.]

2. The act or practice of giving or taking bribes; the act of
   influencing the official or political action of another by
   corrupt inducements.

{Bribery oath}, an oath taken by a person that he has not
   been bribed as to voting. [Eng.]

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming that you are being bribed, suggests that you are easily influenced. Perhaps you are letting others persuade you into doing something you don't really want to. Gather your strength and stand up for yourself. Dreaming that you are bribing someone indicates that you expect too much of others. You may be too demanding. In particular, if you dream that you are bribing a policeman, then you believe that you are above the law or rules. You think you can get away with being dishonest and deceitful.