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view main entry for incorruptibleadjective  /ˌɪnkəˈrʌptəb(ə)l/
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  /ˌɪnkərʌptəˈbɪləti/  noun [uncountable]
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incorruptibly adverbMorally good or correct: moral, correct, right, proper, just, ethical, virtuous, high-minded, irreproachable, decentStrong and not easy to damage or break: strong, irresistible, sturdy, heavy-duty, robust, solid, tough, stubborn, durable, solid as a rock

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