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Noun
/kəˈrəpSHən/,
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corruptions, plural;
  1. Dishonest or fraudulent conduct by those in power, typically involving bribery
    • - the journalist who wants to expose corruption in high places
  2. The action of making someone or something morally depraved or the state of being so
    • - the word “addict” conjures up evil and corruption
  3. Decay; putrefaction
    • - the potato turned black and rotten with corruption
  4. The process by which something, typically a word or expression, is changed from its original use or meaning to one that is regarded as erroneous or debased

  5. The process of causing errors to appear in a computer program or database


  1. corruptness: lack of integrity or honesty (especially susceptibility to bribery); use of a position of trust for dishonest gain
  2. putrescence: in a state of progressive putrefaction
  3. decay of matter (as by rot or oxidation)
  4. 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"
  5. 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"
  6. 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"
  7. Corruption is a 1933 American film directed by Charles E. Roberts.
  8. Corruption is a 1968 British film directed by Robert Hartford-Davis, from a screenplay by Derek Ford and Donald Ford, and featuring Peter Cushing, Sue Lloyd, Noel Trevarthen, Kate O'Mara, David Lodge, Wendy Varnals, Billy Murray, and Vanessa Howard.
  9. Corruption or bastardisation is a way of referring to certain changes in a language and their prescriptive evaluation. The most common way that a word can be said to be corrupted is the change of its spelling through errors and gradual changes in comprehension, transcription, and hearing. ...
  10. In philosophical, theological, or moral discussions, corruption often refers to spiritual or moral impurity, or deviation from an ideal. Frequently, this takes the form of contrasting a pure spiritual form with a corrupted manifestation in the physical world. ...
  11. Political corruption is the use of legislated powers by government officials for illegitimate private gain. Misuse of government power for other purposes, such as repression of political opponents and general police brutality, is not considered political corruption. ...
  12. Corruption is a text adventure game by Magnetic Scrolls released in .
  13. 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 ...
  14. To make corrupt; to change from good to bad; to draw away from the right path; to deprave; to pervert; In a depraved state; debased; perverted; morally degenerate; weak in morals; With lots of errors in it; not genuine or correct; in an invalid state; In a putrid state; spoiled; tainted; ...
  15. (Corrupt) Damaged files or disks.
  16. (Corrupt) This term refers to files which are not written correctly, improperly saved or are mistakenly modified. ^
  17. (Corrupt) adj.: In politics, holding an office of trust or profit.
  18. (corrupt) (v) aman üyrеtirgе, buzarģa
  19. (corrupt) morally depraved, dishonest, wicked, evil, disloyal, spoiled, debase, fraudulent
  20. A threat action that undesirably alters system operation by adversely modifying system functions or data.
  21. The abuse of entrusted power for private gain.
  22. Corrupt conduct, as defined in the ICAC Act, is deliberate or intentional wrongdoing, not negligence or a mistake. For further information see sections 7, 8 and 9 of the ICAC Act.
  23. a change in data such that the data content received is not what was originally sent.
  24. Corruption occurs when a person chooses to enrich him or herself at the expense of the general society by misusing his or her official position.
  25. Dishonest or partial behavior on the part of a government official or employee, such as a customs or procurement officer. Also actions by others intended to induce such behavior, such as bribery or blackmail.