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sub·orn  audio  (s-bôrn) KEY 

TRANSITIVE VERB:
sub·orned, sub·orn·ing, sub·orns
  1. To induce (a person) to commit an unlawful or evil act.
  2. Law
    1. To induce (a person) to commit perjury.
    2. To procure (perjured testimony).

ETYMOLOGY:
Latin subrnre : sub-, secretly ; see sub- + rnre, to equip; see ar- in Indo-European roots

OTHER FORMS:
subor·nation  (sbôr-nshn) KEY (Noun), sub·orner(Noun)


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