blackmail

blackmail(
blahk
-
meyl
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (extortion)
a. el chantaje
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Patrick wouldn't agree to Dan's terms at first, so he resorted to blackmail.Patrick no aceptó las condiciones de Dan al principio, así que este recurrió al chantaje.
The blackmail was enough to broker the release of the criminal.El chantaje fue suficiente para lograr la liberación del criminal.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (to extort)
a. chantajear
The gangster blackmailed the chief of police with photos showing him with a prostitute.El gánster chantajeó al jefe de policía con unas fotos de él con una prostituta.
b. hacer chantaje a
Two reporters were accused of attempting to blackmail the king of Morocco.Acusaron a dos periodistas de intentar hacer chantaje al rey de Marruecos.
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blackmail
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. el chantaje
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (general)
a. hacer chantaje a, chantajear
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blackmail [ˈblækmeɪl]
noun
chantaje (m)
it's sheer blackmail! ¡es un chantaje!
transitive verb
chantajear
to blackmail sb into doing sth chantajear a algn para que haga algo; he was blackmailed into it lo hizo obligado por el chantaje
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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