\ɛkstˈɔːʃən], \ɛkstˈɔːʃən], \ɛ_k_s_t_ˈɔː_ʃ_ə_n]\
Definitions of EXTORTION
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- 1913 - Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
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- 1871 - The Cabinet Dictionary of the English Language
- 1790 - A Complete Dictionary of the English Language
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By Princeton University
By DataStellar Co., Ltd
By Oddity Software
By Noah Webster.
By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
The act of extorting; the act or practice of wresting anything from a person by force, duress, menaces, authority, or by any undue exercise of power; oppressive or illegal exaction; illegal compulsion to pay money or to do some other act; "Oppression and extortion did extinguish the greatness of that house."-Sir J. Davies; that which is extorted; a gross overcharge; as ten dollars for that is an extortion.
By Daniel Lyons
By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman
By James Champlin Fernald
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.