anti-corruption

adjective

an·​ti-cor·​rup·​tion
ˌan-tē-kə-ˈrəp-shən,
ˌan-tī- How to pronounce anti-corruption (audio)
: opposing, discouraging or punishing corruption
anti-corruption laws

Examples of anti-corruption in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The governance dimension evaluated whether a company had a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) report adhering to the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) guidelines and a compliance or anti-corruption guideline. Time Staff, TIME, 11 July 2024 In April 2023, the anti-corruption group Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) sent a letter to Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. and Garland after Pro Publica broke news of lavish gifts Thomas received from another billionaire, Harlan Crow. Jennifer Rubin, Washington Post, 11 July 2024 Membership would also require Kyiv to adopt numerous anti-corruption, transparency and good-governance measures. Tracy Wilkinson, Los Angeles Times, 10 July 2024 Yes, but: Only five of the 23 counts against Madigan are tied to the anti-corruption law and could be dropped. Justin Kaufmann, Axios, 9 July 2024 See all Example Sentences for anti-corruption 

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Word History

First Known Use

1841, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of anti-corruption was in 1841

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“Anti-corruption.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-corruption. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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