from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A bribe paid to keep something secret.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A bribe to procure silence; money paid to prevent disclosure or exposure.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun A
bribeto maintain secrecy(to prevent bad publicity or to prevent the discovery of a crime).
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun a bribe paid to someone to insure that something is kept secret
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