Translation of "corrupt" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


adjective (BAD) 腐败的 uk us /kəˈrʌpt/

dishonestly using your position or power to your own advantage, especially for money

Both companies are under investigation for corrupt practices. 两家公司都在接受腐败行为调查。
The whole system was corrupt - every official she approached wanted money before helping her. 整个体系都腐败了——她接触的所有官员在帮她之前都索要钱财。

morally bad

a corrupt society 道德败坏的社会

(Translation of “corrupt adjective (BAD)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)