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verb [transitive] extort pronunciation in American English /ɪkˈstɔrt/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyextort
he/she/itextorts
present participleextorting
past tenseextorted
past participleextorted
  1. to illegally get money or information from someone by using force or threats
    Gangsters have been extorting money from local businessmen.

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