Origin of corruption
SYNONYMS FOR corruption
Related formsan·ti·cor·rup·tion, noun, adjectiveo·ver·cor·rup·tion, nounpre·cor·rup·tion, noun
Examples from the Web for corruption
She is the author of Dirty Entanglements: Corruption, Crime and Terrorism (Cambridge University Press).ISIS, Boko Haram, and the Growing Role of Human Trafficking in 21st Century Terrorism|Louise I. Shelley|December 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Islamic State brought “peace, autonomy, zero corruption, low crime-rate,” he Tweeted last month.
The stench of corruption is settling over world soccer like a poisonous fog, and players are paying the price.
The ruling also cleared Mubarak along with his sons, Alaa and Gamal, of corruption charges relating to the sale of gas to Israel.Mubarak’s Acquittal Signals Complete Triumph of Military Over Arab Spring|Jamie Dettmer|November 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Padre Goyo, with his clerical collar and his bulletproof vest, is an icon for those fighting drugs and corruption.
Religion, say these, was corrupted a little after His death, and remained in that state of corruption about sixteen hundred years.Letters on England|Voltaire
Now these lips must be “saying to corruption, Thou art my father; to the worm, Thou art my mother and my sister.”Memories of Bethany|John Ross Macduff
Its spirit lies deep in the corruption of our common nature.
Pompey only sought to do what would be agreeable to Ptolemy; but Gabinius had yielded to corruption.History of Julius Caesar Vol. 2 of 2|Napoleon III, Emperor of the French, 1808-1873.
There is some corruption in the text; but the general meaning is clear enough.Plutarch's Lives, Volume II|Aubrey Stewart & George Long