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corruption


corruption

noun

Definition of CORRUPTION

1
the process by which dead organic matter separates into simpler substances <the ancient Egyptians used special preservatives to spare their dead from complete corruption>
Near Antonyms growth, maturation, ripening
2
a sinking to a state of low moral standards and behavior <the corruption of the upper classes eventually led to the fall of the Roman empire>

March 05, 2015
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