Definition of CORRUPTION

  • impairment of integrity, virtue, or moral principle [n -S]
  • Dishonest or fraudulent conduct by those in power, typically involving bribery
  • The action of making someone or something morally depraved or the state of being so
  • Decay; putrefaction
  • The process by which something, typically a word or expression, is changed from its original use or meaning to one that is regarded as erroneous or debased
  • The process of causing errors to appear in a computer program or database