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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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There are two pieces of news regarding political corruption in Ukraine, he noted:"First, the good one - any of the oligarchs has no influence on the Government of Ukraine.
The latter affects political corruption (the advantages of supervising politicians' undertakings can be brief).
of Amsterdam, the Netherlands) explores high political corruption in post-civil war Lebanon, arguing that corruption is rampant in the Lebanese state and that the cause of that corruption, primarily, has been a departure from ideal Weberian bureaucratic organization, which is defined by: clear goal formulation and rules governing the operations of state agencies, the existence of control and audit mechanisms, and strict separation between public office and private interests.
and hijack the island nation of Antigua by taking full advantage of the local political corruption in order to create a safe haven for his Ponzi bank, and even write the laws that governed its operations," said Snyder.
FORMER PENNSYLVANIA HOUSE SPEAKER BILL DEWEESE was sentenced to two-and-a-half to five years in prison for his involvement in the so-called Bonusgate political corruption scandal that involved paying bonuses to legislative employees for campaign work.
This Nigerian hip hop artist draws inspiration from the political corruption in her home country and her musical influences from reggae, hip-hop, modern R&B and vintage soul, all of which are very fitting platforms for her confrontational and deeply introspective messages.
People want a change from the political corruption and the corruption of the BJP.
CAIRO - A new bill designed to prevent members of the dissolved National Democratic Party (NDP) will be ratified within days, allowing courts to bar those convicted of political corruption from playing politics for five years, Minister of State for Local Development Mohamed Attia said.
CAIRO: Cabinet submitted on Tuesday amendments to the Treachery Act for approval from the ruling Supreme Council of Armed Forces (SCAF), as pressure from political parties mounted over the army council to strip officials proven guilty of political corruption of their right to practice politics for five years.
The Bank warned that such widespread graft could "severely tarnish China's international image" since such misdeeds "undoubtedly exposed problems such as political corruption, loopholes in the legal system, and incomplete financial supervision" in China.
THE group campaigning for a 'No' vote in the referendum on more powers for the National Assembly has been accused of making outrageous claims of political corruption against its opponents.
Political corruption in the Central Europe and Baltic States has been reignited by democratic instability.

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