An amount paid to a plaintiff to settle a lawsuit out of court.
Something offered to induce another to do something:
Persuasion is defined as the act of trying to convince someone of something, or the means of convincing someone to do something.
The criminal act or practice of voluntarily giving, offering, receiving, or soliciting a bribe to influence the official conduct of a person in a position or office of public trust. See also kickback.
Graft is defined as the act of taking advantage of your political position or government job by taking money or property in dishonest or fraudulent ways.
Something given as a bribe; graft
Any substance or article used as money, as bank notes, checks, etc.
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