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extort

US [ɪkˈstɔrt]
UK [ɪkˈstɔː(r)t]
  • v.勒索;敲诈;强夺
  • Web强取;强要;搜刮
Simple Present:extorts  Present Participle:extorting  Past Tense:extorted  
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v.
1.
~ sth (from sb)
敲诈;勒索;强夺to make sb give you sth by threatening them
The gang extorted money from over 30 local businesses.
这帮歹徒向当地 30 多家企业勒索过钱财。

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