Definitions of "extortion"
  1. The unlawful act of obtaining something, particularly money or property, through force or threats
  2. The act of committing a criminal offense by forcefully extracting something
How to use "extortion" in a sentence
  1. The gang leader was arrested for the suspected extortion of local businesses.
  2. After months of investigation, the police finally amassed enough evidence to charge the suspect for extortion.
  3. The defendant pleaded not guilty to the charges of extortion, maintaining that the money he received was a loan.

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