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suborn

sub·orn

suborn

 
 
pronunciation:
s born
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Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: suborned, suborning, suborns
definition 1: to induce (someone) to commit a crime or other corrupt deed.
He suborned his girlfriend to provide a false alibi for him.
definition 2: to induce (a witness) to commit perjury in a legal proceeding.
It seems that the lawyer attempted to suborn the witness.
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derivations: subornative (adj.), subornation (n.), suborner (n.)