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[em-brey-suh-ree] /ɛmˈbreɪ sə ri/

noun, plural embraceries. Law.
an attempt to influence a judge or jury by corrupt means, as by bribery, threats, or promises.
(criminal law) the offence of attempting by corrupt means to influence a jury or juror, as by bribery or threats


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