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English definition of “corrupt”

corrupt

verb [T]
 
 
/kəˈrʌpt/
to influence someone into doing bad or dishonest things: It is said that power can corrupt people.
IT to change or damage the information on a computer file so that it cannot be used: Most of the data on the hard drive was corrupted.
(Definition of corrupt verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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