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  • adj. Susceptible to bribery.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Capable of being bribed.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Capable of being bribed; liable to be bribed: as, a bribable class of electors.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. capable of being corrupted


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  • A bribable executioner, now that I think about it . . .

    Star Trek The Next Generation®

  • But it is also the closest thing to an ideal government provided you have the luxury of an integrity-filled, un-bribable, benevolent dictator.

    8 posts from June 2009

  • * Reducing even further the salaries of civil servants means hiring less qualified applicants which would then lower the quality of services and making government officials more easily bribable by businesses.

    Matthew Yglesias » Hayek on Health Care

  • Spend the first few class sessions in singling out which kid looks most bribable, but still C-level or above.

    Jilly Gagnon: Back to School!

  • This work was made possible by an outstanding network of un-derground contacts—not only Zionists in other cities, but diplomats, couriers, smugglers, petty criminals, and bribable officials of every stripe—who kept them informed of what was happening to Jews elsewhere.


  • Three days after the invasion, he met in an elegant café with Samuel Stern, the patrician president of the Jewish Community and the head of the Budapest Jewish Council.24 Kasztner laid out his case: that Hungarian Jews were in danger; that Nazis were bribable, and that Zionists—not the Jewish Council—should handle this effort because they were experienced hands at this game.25 Stern was not persuaded.


  • From Mexico to Africa, Russia to China, the pool of the desperate and the bribable is expanding exponentially, pointing to a sharp upturn in global crime.

    Michael T. Klare: Global Crime Wave?

  • I'll bet a lot of these people are looking for the same treatment, and they have confidence that Hillary will be just as bribable as Bill.

    In Letter, Top Clinton Donors Chastise Pelosi For Statements About Super-Delegates

  • Hence the importance of the eunuchs— deformed, ill-smelling,‡ and eminently bribable.

    The Last Empress

  • The international nature of many attacks exacerbates the problems; more and more cybercriminals are jurisdiction shopping: attacking from countries with ineffective computer crime laws, easily bribable police forces and no extradition treaties.

    Vigilantism Is a Poor Response to Cyberattack


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