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Having or showing a willingness to act dishonestly in return for money or personal gain
“This racketeering ring is aided and abetted by some corrupt police and licensing officials buttressed by some crooked bank employees.”
Evil or morally depraved
“Just how did a single man sweep a nation with a morally corrupt and evil regime.”
Adulterated, rotten
“A corrupt text of a poem by Milton.”
Cause to become morally depraved
“Outside forces like the press and media could corrupt the young boy, and John wished his son to have the most normal of childhoods, in light of the circumstances.”
Cause to act dishonestly in return for money or personal gain
“I can look to my brother to see how the lust for that money can corrupt an entire personality.”
Change or debase by making errors or unintentional alterations
“The process of market research has been corrupted by paid research.”
To go through decomposition
“… a dead mouse corrupting in the walls produced a terrible smell.”
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