suborn

英 [sə'bɔːn] 美 [sə'bɔrn]
  • vt. 唆使;收买;使作伪证
GRE
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suborn 收买,买通

sub-,在下,-orn,安排,装饰,词源同 order,adorn.即私下安排好的,引申词义收买,买通。

suborn
suborn: see ornament
suborn (v.)
"to procure unlawfully, to bribe to accomplish a wicked purpose, especially to induce a witness to perjury, "to lure (someone) to commit a crime," 1530s, from Middle French suborner "seduce, instigate, bribe" (13c.) and directly from Latin subornare "employ as a secret agent, incite secretly," originally "equip, fit out, furnish," from sub "under, secretly" (see sub-) + ornare "equip," related to ordo "order" (see order (n.)). Related: Suborned; suborning.
1. to suborn a witness
收买证人

来自《权威词典》

2. He was charged with conspiracy to suborn witnesses.
他被指控阴谋收买证人作伪证.

来自《简明英汉词典》

3. The president tried to suborn false witnesses.
总统试图收买虚假证人.

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4. Drug traders may try to suborn departing persons.
毒品商有可能试着唆使出国者.

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5. The siloviki have shown they can squash opposition, suborn the courts and stay in charge.
“西罗维基”集团表明了他们能够压制反对意见, 收买法庭和掌控一切.

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