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corruption

cor·rup·tion

corruption

 
 
pronunciation:
k ruhp shn
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of making corrupt or depraved.
It is considered a corruption of a minor to serve a teenager alcohol.
similar words:
decay
definition 2: the condition of being corrupt.
No one trusted the police department because of its well-known corruption.
antonyms:
honesty, morality, purity
similar words:
rot
definition 3: influencing by a bribe; bribery.
He was arrested for attempted corruption of a public official.
 
similar words:
graft
definition 4: physical decay or decomposition.
the corruption of a dead animal
similar words:
decay, rot
definition 5: an improper alteration, as of a word or text.
There are many corruptions in this old manuscript.
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