extortion

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extortion /ɪkˈstoɚʃən/ noun
extortion
/ɪkˈstoɚʃən/
noun
Learner's definition of EXTORTION
[noncount]
: the crime of getting money from someone by the use of force or threats

— extortionist

/ɪkˈstoɚʃənɪst/ noun, plural extortionists [count]