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payola n: a secret or indirect payment (as to a disc jockey) for a commercial favor (as for promoting a particular record)
Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.