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corrupt

adjective
 
 
/kəˈrʌpt/
using your position or power dishonestly or illegally for your own advantage, especially to make money: a corrupt businessman/official/manager, etc. On the advice of a corrupt financial adviser, the accused understated their income by tens of thousands of dollars. corrupt activities/practices
IT used to describe information on a computer that has been damaged or changed in some way and cannot be used: corrupt data/files
Translations of “corrupt”
in Arabic فاسِد…
in Korean 부패한…
in Malaysian tak asli…
in French altéré…
in Turkish ahlaksız, namussuz, cibiliyetsiz…
in Italian corrotto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 腐敗的, 貪贓舞弊的, 以權謀私的…
in Russian коррумпированный, испорченный…
in Polish skorumpowany, uszkodzony…
in Vietnamese bẩn…
in Spanish contaminado, impuro…
in Portuguese corrupto…
in Thai ซึ่งไม่บริสุทธิ์…
in German falsch…
in Catalan corrupte…
in Japanese 腐敗した…
in Indonesian tidak murni…
in Chinese (Simplified) 腐败的, 贪赃舞弊的, 以权谋私的…
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