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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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She believes that Western governments need to redouble their efforts in searching out the "personal assets belonging to regime figures" that were corruptly acquired.
The disaster resulted from deficiencies in a stadium unfit for purpose and the incompetence of police officers who corruptly attempted to destroy evidence of their culpability and to blame innocent football followers.
Pfizer Russia used the Hospital Program to make cash payments to individual government healthcare professionals to corruptly reward past purchases and prescriptions of Pfizer products, and to corruptly induce future purchases and prescriptions," the Justice Department said in the filing.
Baxter, Shorpshire, pled guilty to corruptly giving Maylam gifts and consideration and Behagg, of Cambridge, was convicted of corruption.
A TOTAL of 15 people have appeared in court charged in connection with an investigation into an alleged conspiracy to corruptly obtain driving licences in Nuneaton.
FIFTEEN people, including two from West Yorkshire, have appeared in court charged in connection with an inquiry into an alleged conspiracy to corruptly obtain driving licences.
FIFTEEN people have appeared before Birmingham magistrates over an alleged conspiracy to corruptly obtain driving licences.
The men, three from the UK and one from Belgium, were convicted at Southwark Crown Court of conspiring to corruptly obtain payments in relation to the projects which were based in Iran, Egypt, Sakhalin Island (Russia), Singapore and Abu Dhabi, over the period 2001 to 2009.
On that basis, it would be reasonable to conclude that corruptly impersonating a public official constituted official right extortion under New York law.
It was decided to test whether Sarfraz Ibrahim was prepared to act corruptly and to see whether Saifur Khan would be prepared to facilitate and assist in his behaviour.
The third element, corruptly and willfully: The third element of a violation of the FCPA is that the person intended to act corruptly and willfully.
Popular anger is growing in India over allegations that the awarding of mobile licences in the world's biggest telecom market was handled corruptly.