facilitation payment


facilitation payment
/fəsɪləˈteɪʃən peɪmənt/ (say fuhsiluh'tayshuhn paymuhnt)

noun
an inducement offered to a government official or other powerful official in a foreign country, as by a business which is setting up an operation in that country, to streamline a government process in order to bring about a desired result, usually to hasten a procedure that is in itself routine in nature.
Also, facilitating payment.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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