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bribe

a length of flawed or damaged cloth removed from the main piece
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5% more likely to have bribed to enter an educational institution as compared to men.
We consider especially one where S conditions his stage-game choices on whether or not he was bribed, namely:
Heads of state and ministers were bribed in 5% of cases but received 11% of total bribes.
Much smaller percentages say they bribed a government official to get a profitable government contract (6%), bribed someone to get their child admitted to a university (4%), bribed an official to get permission to replan their apartment (4%), or bribed a government official to avoid a tax inspection (3%).
The two accused from Consolidated Contractors Company admitted to the Public Prosecution that they had bribed the director-general of ports at the Ministry of Transport and Communications, so as not to slow payments.
In the last 3 years, a total of 900 people have posted how they have bribed personnel in the government agencies.
The appeal says that BDI officials threatened they would " torpedo and destroy" the accord between Magyar Telekom and the representatives of the Government of SDSM unless the Hungarian company bribed them too.
Airport officials, too, were bribed to allow people blacklisted from travel or who had previously been deported, to depart or enter the country.
In one case, a lawyer bribed the supervising judge to assign cases
There is no evidence that a US-based company bribed officials in Thailand to get a contract, according to a US Justice Department inquiry.