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Significado de “corruption” - Diccionario Inglés

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corruptionnoun

uk   /kəˈrʌp.ʃən/ us   /kəˈrʌp.ʃən/
  • corruption noun (BAD BEHAVIOUR)

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.

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  • corruption noun (CHANGED WORD)

[C] in language, a word whose original form has been changed: The swear word "bloody" is wrongly thought by some to be a corruption of the words "by our Lady".
(Definition of corruption from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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corruptionnoun [U]

uk   /kəˈrʌpʃən/ us  
dishonest or illegal behaviour involving a person in a position of power, for example, accepting money for doing something illegal or immoral: He was a member of the team looking into allegations of corruption in the local government building-works department. Aragon pleaded not guilty to all corruption charges. In some of these markets corruption is rife.
IT the fact of information on a computer being damaged in some way and not able to be used: data corruption
(Definition of corruption from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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