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English definition of “corruption”

corruption

noun (BAD BEHAVIOUR)    /kəˈrʌp.ʃən/
C1 [U] illegal , bad , or dishonest behaviour , especially by people in positions of power : The film is about a young police officer and his struggle to expose corruption in the force . Political corruption is widespread throughout the country .Fraud and corruptionLies, lying and hypocrisyDishonest people
(Definition of corruption noun (BAD BEHAVIOUR) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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