[ kuh-ruhp-shuhn ]
/ kəˈrʌp ʃən /
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Origin of corruption
SYNONYMS FOR corruption
OTHER WORDS FROM corruptionan·ti·cor·rup·tion, noun, adjectiveo·ver·cor·rup·tion, nounpre·cor·rup·tion, noun
Words nearby corruption
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Example sentences from the Web for anticorruption
Nor does the effort on the anticorruption front line appear to be winning hearts and minds on the Venezuelan street.
Speakers, including the anticorruption blogger Alexei Navalny, attempted to keep the tone defiant and angry.As Putin Wins Re-Election by Landslide, Both Sides Reluctantly Rally|Owen Matthews, Anna Nemtsova|March 5, 2012|DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for anticorruption
/ (kəˈrʌpʃən) /
the act of corrupting or state of being corrupt
moral perversion; depravity
dishonesty, esp bribery
putrefaction or decay
alteration, as of a manuscript
an altered form of a word
Derived forms of corruptioncorruptionist, noun
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