uncorrupt

adjective

un·​cor·​rupt ˌən-kə-ˈrəpt How to pronounce uncorrupt (audio)
: not corrupt
… the worldly-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, 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, 5 Oct. 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of uncorrupt was in the 14th century

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“Uncorrupt.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uncorrupt. Accessed 25 Apr. 2024.

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