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English definition of “corrupt”

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
(Definition of corrupt adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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