Complete Definition of "extortion"

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Pronunciation
Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ÉË(r)ÊÉn|-ÉË(r)ÊÉn

Noun
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  1. the practice of extorting money or other property, especially by a public official, by the use of threats

Synonyms
blackmailing

Translations
Dutch: afpersing f
Finnish: kiristys
German: Erpressung f
Spanish: extorsión f

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