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General dictionaries General (28 matching dictionaries)
  1. extortion: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  2. extortion: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  3. extortion: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  4. extortion: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  5. extortion: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  6. extortion: Merriam-Webster's Online Dictionary, 11th Edition [home, info]
  7. extortion: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  8. extortion: Wiktionary [home, info]
  9. extortion: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  10. extortion: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  11. extortion: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  12. extortion: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  13. extortion: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  14. extortion: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  15. extortion: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  16. Extortion (band), Extortion: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  17. Extortion: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  18. extortion: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  19. extortion: Rhymezone [home, info]
  20. Extortion: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  21. extortion: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  22. extortion: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  23. extortion: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  24. extortion: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  25. extortion: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  26. extortion: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (12 matching dictionaries)
  1. Extortion: MoneyGlossary.com [home, info]
  2. extortion: Webster's New World Law Dictionary [home, info]
  3. Extortion: Duhaime's Canadian law dictionary [home, info]
  4. extortion: Law.com Dictionary [home, info]
  5. extortion: Everybody's Legal Dictionary [home, info]
  6. Extortion: THE 'LECTRIC LAW LIBRARY'S REFERENCE ROOM [home, info]
  7. extortion: Glossary of Legal Terms [home, info]
  8. Extortion: A DICTIONARY OF LAW (1893) [home, info]
  9. EXTORTION: Bouvier's Law Dictionary 1856 Edition [home, info]
  10. Extortion: International Law Dictionary [home, info]
  11. extortion: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  12. extortion: BusinessDictionary.com [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. extortion: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. extortion: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (extortion)

noun:  the felonious act of extorting money (as by threats of violence)
noun:  unjust exaction (as by the misuse of authority) ("The extortion by dishonest officials of fees for performing their sworn duty")
noun:  an exorbitant charge

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Phrases that include extortion:   extortion racket

Words similar to extortion:   extortioner, extortionist, graft, more...

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