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noun [uncountable] corruption pronunciation in American English /kəˈrʌpʃ(ə)n/
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  1. 1
    dishonest or illegal behavior by officials or people in positions of power, especially when they accept money in exchange for doing things for someone
    The bank was closed down amid allegations of corruption and fraud.
    the arrest of a number of officials on corruption charges
  2. 2
    the process of corrupting someone or something
    corruption of the morals of the young
    corruption of the database


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