\kəɹˈʌpʃən], \kəɹˈʌpʃən], \k_ə_ɹ_ˈʌ_p_ʃ_ə_n]\
Definitions of CORRUPTION
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- 2011 - English Dictionary Database
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- 1919 - The Winston Simplified Dictionary
- 1899 - The american dictionary of the english language.
- 1894 - The Clarendon dictionary
- 1919 - The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language
- 1914 - Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
- 1846 - Medical lexicon: a dictionary of medical science
- 1871 - The Cabinet Dictionary of the English Language
- 1790 - A Complete Dictionary of the English Language
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By Nuttall, P.Austin.
Act of corrupting. State of being corrupted. Reaction of the particles of a body upon each other. It is probable that something like corruption may take place even in the living body. The word is used, at times, like Bone with the French, in vague mannger for a state of puriform, putrid, or other breaking down of parts or humours. To spit corruption, is a vulgar expression.
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