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extort

extort(
ehk
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stort
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (general)
a. extorsionar
The governor extorted business people regularly. He told them they had to pay him to get the permits they needed.El gobernador frecuentemente extorsionaba a gente de negocios. Les dijo que tenían que pagarle para obtener los permisos que necesitaban.
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extort
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (money)
a. obtener (mediante extorsión)
extort [ɪksˈtɔːt]
transitive verb
[+promise, confession] obtener por la fuerza; arrancar
to extort money from sb extorsionar a algn; (less formal) arrancar dinero a algn con amenazas
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