The act of corrupting or of impairing integrity, virtue, or moral principle; the state of being corrupted or debased; loss of purity or integrity; depravity; wickedness; impurity; bribery.
The act of corrupting or making putrid, or state of being corrupt or putrid; decomposition or disorganization, in the process of putrefaction; putrefaction; deterioration.
The product of corruption; putrid matter.
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lack of integrity or honesty (especially susceptibility to bribery); use of a position of trust for dishonest gain
putrescence, putridness, rottenness, corruptionnoun
in a state of progressive putrefaction
decay of matter (as by rot or oxidation)
corruption, degeneracy, depravation, depravity, putrefactionnoun
moral perversion; impairment of virtue and moral principles
"the luxury and corruption among the upper classes"; "moral degeneracy followed intellectual degeneration"; "its brothels, its opium parlors, its depravity"; "Rome had fallen into moral putrefaction"
destroying someone's (or some group's) honesty or loyalty; undermining moral integrity
"corruption of a minor"; "the big city's subversion of rural innocence"
inducement (as of a public official) by improper means (as bribery) to violate duty (as by commiting a felony)
"he was held on charges of corruption and racketeering"
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How to use corruption in a sentence?
Every indication so far is that President Ghani wants to work closely with the U.S. and shares a lot of U.S. concerns on issues like corruption and so on.
Let me tell you, I'm only interested in corruption, i don't care about politics. I don't care about Biden's politics.... I don't care about politics. But I do care about corruption, and this whole thing is about corruption... This is about corruption, and this is not about politics.
Bureaucracy and corruption are married. You end bureaucracy, you kill corruption.
The fight against corruption is not a sprint.
Our economy will not prosper as long as it is monopolised (by the government). The economy must be rid of monopoly and see competition, it must be freed of insider speculation, be transparent, all people must be aware of the statistics. If we can bring transparency to our economy, we can fight corruption.
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- corrupcióCatalan, Valencian
- truaillidheachd, coirbeachdScottish Gaelic
- cleayney, trulleeys, creck-briwnys, neughlennid, milley, ingyrManx
- koruptajo, koruptoIdo
- 堕落, 汚職, 腐敗Japanese
- 부패, 腐敗Korean
- ялзрал, завхралMongolian
- корупција, korupcijaSerbo-Croatian
- usulsuzlük, yolsuzlukTurkish
- buzuqilik, poraxo'rlikUzbek
- hối lộVietnamese
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