Sub`or*na"tion (?), n. [F. subornation.]
The act of suborning; the crime of procuring a person to take such a false oath as constitutes perjury.
The sin or offense of procuring one to do a criminal or bad action, as by bribes or persuasion.
Foul subornation is predominant.
The sort of chicanery attending the subornation of managers in the Leibnitz controversy.
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