What is another word for corruptness?

262 synonyms found


[ kəɹˈʌptnəs], [ kəɹˈʌptnəs], [ k_ə_ɹ_ˈʌ_p_t_n_ə_s]

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How to use "Corruptness" in context?

Corruption is a state of affairs in which public or private officials use their positions of power for their own personal gain, at the expense of the public good. In some cases this may involve bribery, extortion, or other forms of unlawful coercion. It may also involve abuse of power within a bureaucracy, or corruption of the process of awarding contracts. In many countries, corruption is considered a serious social problem. It presents a major obstacle to economic development, political stability, and poverty reduction. It also undermines the trust of citizens in their governments.

Citizens often perceive corruption as a national crisis.

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