corrupt officials

corrupt officials
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  • corrupt — 01. The former president was obviously [corrupt], and is accused of having stolen millions of dollars from the country. 02. Suspicions of widespread [corruption] in government have resulted in the downfall of the presidency. 03. There is a lot of …   Grammatical examples in English

  • Corrupt Bargain — The term Corrupt Bargain refers to three separate events that each involved a United States presidential election and a deal that was struck that many viewed to be corrupt from many standpoints, such as in the Election of 1824 controversy over… …   Wikipedia

  • corrupt — cor|rupt1 [kəˈrʌpt] adj [Date: 1300 1400; : Latin; Origin: corruptus, past participle of corrumpere, from com ( COM ) + rumpere to break ] 1.) using your power in a dishonest or illegal way in order to get an advantage for yourself ≠… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • corrupt — [[t]kərʌ̱pt[/t]] corrupts, corrupting, corrupted 1) ADJ GRADED Someone who is corrupt behaves in a way that is morally wrong, especially by doing dishonest or illegal things in return for money or power. ...to save the nation from corrupt… …   English dictionary

  • corrupt — I UK [kəˈrʌpt] / US adjective * 1) a) doing dishonest, illegal, or immoral things in order to gain money or power corrupt politicians/officials/judges b) used about societies or systems a brutal, corrupt, and violent dictatorship 2) computing… …   English dictionary

  • corrupt — cor|rupt1 [ kə rʌpt ] adjective * 1. ) doing dishonest, illegal, or immoral things in order to gain money or power: corrupt politicians/officials/judges a ) used about societies or systems: a brutal, corrupt, and violent dictatorship 2. )… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • corrupt — [kəˈrʌpt] adj I 1) doing dishonest or illegal things in order to get money or power corrupt politicians/officials[/ex] 2) corrupt computer files are damaged and do not operate correctly corruptly adv II verb [T] corrupt [kəˈrʌpt] 1) to encourage… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • Foreign Corrupt Practices Act — The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977 (15 U.S.C. §§ 78dd 1, et seq.) is a United States federal law known primarily for two of its main provisions, one that addresses accounting transparency requirements under the Securities Exchange Act of… …   Wikipedia

  • Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977 — (FCPA) Makes it unlawful to bribe a foreign official in an effort to obtain or retain business. The FCPA s anti bribery provisions apply to people and businesses in the United States, to some foreign issuers of securities, and to foreign… …   Law dictionary

  • Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act — The Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act (CFPOA) is a corruption law in force in Canada. It was passed in 1999, ratifying the OECD Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials in International Business Transactions and is… …   Wikipedia

  • Foreign Corrupt Practices Act — A United States law passed in 1977 which prohibits U.S. firms and individuals from paying bribes to foreign officials in furtherance of a business deal and against the foreign official s duties. The FCPA places no minimum amount for a punishment… …   Investment dictionary

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