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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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that to act corruptly is "'to act with the specific intent to secure an unlawful advantage or benefit.
intimidation or physical force, threatening or corruptly persuading
A corruptly managed co-op, like a coyote, can mask the real price of coffees from individual farmers.
The ruling Fatah faction of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas governed corruptly, ineffectually, and until the death in 2004 of founder Yasser Arafat, dictatorially.
There's another problem and that is the fact that even the international world has developed values of wanting to deal corruptly when it cuts deals with people from the developing world,"
Chambers and Green were each sentenced to a three-and-a-half-year jail sentence in 2002 for corruptly accepting inducements.
And civil society organizations were needed to deter regimes from corruptly incurring foreign debt.
fixing investigations, Wall was involved in the trial of Bob Harrington, who was found guilty of corruptly soliciting pounds 2,000 for Wall.
4 (autumn 1995):24; and Stephanie Martz, "Legalized Gambling and Public Corruption: Removing the Incentives to Act Corruptly, or, Teaching an Old Dog New Tricks," Journal of Law and Politics 13, (Spring 1997): 458.
Martiono has speeded up the process of Pertamina taking over corruptly acquired shares of local partners in foreign-operated E&P ventures.
interstate commerce corruptly in furtherance of an offer or promise to give "anything of value," with the intention of influencing a foreign government official or party candidate or officer to help the company obtain or retain business for itself or someone else.
was sentenced in the Southern District of California to corruptly obstructing and impeding the Internal Revenue Service.