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The practice of using a public office or position of trust for one's own gain or advantage.
dishonesty, dishonest dealings, unscrupulousness, deceit, deception, duplicity, double-dealing, fraud, fraudulence, misconduct, lawbreaking, crime, criminality, delinquency, wrongdoing, villainyView synonyms
- ‘I say and protest with one voice against our further soiling our souls and hands in this infamous jobbery.’
- ‘Could there be a more fitting end to the Italian presidency than this bold example of jobbery?’
- ‘In the first place, war and expansion will favor jobbery, both in the dependencies and at home.’
- ‘The people were with him, disgusted with the jobbery and corruption that had brought Pakistan low.’
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