Engelsk ordbog

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Engelsk navneord: corruption

1. corruption (om egenskab) lack of integrity or honesty (especially susceptibility to bribery); use of a position of trust for dishonest gain

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)corruptness

Mindre specifikke termerdishonesty

Mere specifikke termerinfection, jobbery, venality

Kendetegnercorrupt, incorrupt

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)incorruption, incorruptness

2. corruption (om tilstand) in a state of progressive putrefaction

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)putrescence, putridness, rottenness

Mindre specifikke termerputrefaction, rot

3. corruption (om proces) decay of matter (as by rot or oxidation)

Mindre specifikke termerdecay

4. corruption (om egenskab) moral perversion; impairment of virtue and moral principles

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe luxury and corruption among the upper classes.
Moral degeneracy followed intellectual degeneration.
Its brothels, its opium parlors, its depravity.
Rome had fallen into moral putrefaction.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)degeneracy, depravation, depravity, putrefaction

Mindre specifikke termerimmorality

5. corruption (om handling) destroying someone's (or some group's) honesty or loyalty; undermining moral integrity

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningCorruption of a minor.
The big city's subversion of rural innocence.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)subversion

Mindre specifikke termerdebasement, degradation

6. corruption (om handling) inducement (as of a public official) by improper means (as bribery) to violate duty (as by commiting a felony)

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe was held on charges of corruption and racketeering.

Mindre specifikke termerinducement, inducing

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