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subornation n

: an act or instance of suborning [ of perjured statements] [to protect witnesses from intimidation and "WBZ-TV4 v. DA for the Suffolk Dist., 562 N.E.2d 817 (1990)"] NOTE: Subornation of perjury is a crime.

Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.