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corrupt

1. (of a text or manuscript) made meaningless or different in meaning from the original by scribal errors or alterations
2. (of computer programs or data) containing errors

corrupt

[kə′rəpt]
(computer science)
To destroy or alter information so that it is no longer reliable.
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In the case where there are corrupt bureaucrats, it implies that one can observe some rate of rent extraction, [sigma], which reflects the extent of corruption in the society and corruptibility of the individual bureaucrat.
They then consider the means by which good government is achieved, focusing particularly on issues such as press freedom, corruption prevention, the role of international organizations, state legitimacy and the corruptibility of leaders, legislators and variation in quality of government, and the gendered nature of corruption.
He also advised fellow Islamists who rose to power in some Arab Spring countries to be wary of what he described as the corruptibility of power.
Deformity and disfigurement were to become persistent themes in his novels and a vivid awareness of the corruptibility of the flesh was to lead him into some unusual paths.
Present-day radical Islam shares with totalitarian systems and schools of thought a profound fear of and belief in the corruptibility of human beings, which serves to legitimate its ruthlessness and intolerance.
Many sophisticated critiques and deconstructions of the cultural narratives of developmentalism and corruptibility have followed Aries's research on the historical child.
This text treats such themes as the date of Christmas, Baptism of Our Lord and Annunciation, the Christological formula "one nature", the preparation of the Sacrament of Holy Myron in the Armenian Church, the fasting periods, the mixture of wine and water within the liturgy, and the corruptibility of the Body of Christ.
Values in the 8 to 10 range, are indicative of "clean countries" where the risk of corruptibility is low.
Such dramas as "Prince of the City," "Q&A," "Night Falls on Manhattan" and "Serpico" looked at the hard lives and corruptibility of New York police officers.