un·​cor·​rupt | \ ˌən-kə-ˈrəpt How to pronounce uncorrupt (audio) \

Definition of uncorrupt

: not corrupt … the worldy-wise but uncorrupt private eye.— Vincent Patrick an uncorrupt computer file

Examples of uncorrupt in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Thanks to light-touch regulation and efficient, uncorrupt bureaucracies, Singapore comes second and Hong Kong fourth in the World Bank’s ranking of 190 countries for the ease of doing business. The Economist, "A tale of two cities Singapore stands to gain from Hong Kong’s troubles," 10 Oct. 2019 Its candidate is Joseph Boakai, Ms Sirleaf’s mild-mannered vice-president, who is seen by many as a safe (and uncorrupt) choice. The Economist, "Into a vague futureLiberia gears up for an election," 5 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of uncorrupt

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Uncorrupt.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uncorrupt. Accessed 16 Apr. 2021.

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