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Definition of suborn verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

suborn

 verb
verb
NAmE//səˈbɔrn//
 
suborn somebody (law)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they suborn
 
he / she / it suborns
 
past simple suborned
 
-ing form suborning
 
 
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to pay or persuade someone to do something illegal, especially to tell lies in court to suborn a witness
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