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corruption

US [kəˈrʌpʃ(ə)n]
UK [kə'rʌpʃ(ə)n]
  • n.腐败;贪污;受贿;贿赂
  • Web堕落;腐化;贪污腐败
Plural Form:corruptions  
Corruption
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n.
1.
[u]
腐败;贪污;贿赂;受贿dishonest or illegal behaviour, especially of people in authority
allegations of bribery and corruption
对贿赂与贪污的指控
The new district attorney has promised to fight police corruption.
新上任的地方检察官承诺要打击警察腐败。
2.
[u]
堕落;腐蚀the act or effect of making sb change from moral to immoral standards of behaviour
He claimed that sex and violence on TV led to the corruption of young people.
他断言电视中所宣扬的色情与暴力诱使青少年堕落。
3.
[c][ususing]
(单词或短语的)变体the form of a word or phrase that has become changed from its original form in some way
The word ‘holiday’ is a corruption of ‘holy day’.
单词 holiday 是 holy day 的变体。

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