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tr.v. sub·orned, sub·orn·ing, sub·orns
1. To induce (a person) to commit an unlawful or evil act.
a. To procure (perjured testimony): suborn perjury.
b. To induce (a person) to commit perjury.
sub′or·na′tion (sŭb′ôr-nā′shən) n.
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|Noun||1.||subornation - underhandedly or improperly inducing someone to do something improper or unlawful|
incitement, provocation - needed encouragement; "the result was a provocation of vigorous investigation"
subornation of perjury - (law) inducing someone to make a false oath as part of a judicial proceeding; "to prove subordination of perjury you must prove the perjury and also prove that the perjured statement was procured by the accused suborner who knew that it would be false"
|2.||subornation - perjured testimony that someone was persuaded to give|
testimony - a solemn statement made under oath
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