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nounPlural bobolsmass nounWest Indian
Fraudulent activity, typically involving the misuse of public funds.
- ‘I have been hearing a great deal for many years, and as you know before it was called corruption it was known as ‘bobol.’’
- ‘In other words, this is a system - or, more accurately, a lack of a system - which seems intended to facilitate bobol.’
verbbobolled, bobols, bobolling[no object]West Indian
Of unknown origin.
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