corruption
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corruption(
kuh
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ruhp
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shuhn
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (dishonesty)
a. la corrupción
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Government corruption is like an invisible tax.La corrupción del gobierno es como un impuesto invisible.
2. (damage)
a. la corrupión
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Scan the hard drive to check for corruption before installing the operating system.Examina el disco duro para detectar si hay corrupción antes de instalar el sistema operativo.
3. (perversion)
a. la corrupción
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
She was convicted of corruption of minors.Fue declarada culpable de corrupción de menores.
4. (linguistics)
a. la corrupción
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
"Santa Claus" is a corruption of of the Dutch "Sinterklaas.""Santa Claus" es una corrupción de "Sinterklaas" en neerlandés.
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corruption
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la corrupción
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
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corruption [kəˈrʌpʃən]
noun
1 (depravity) perversión (f); corrupción (f)
2 (dishonesty) corrupción (f); venalidad (f)
3 [of language] corrupción (f); (Comput) [of text, file] corrupción (f)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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political corruption
corrupción política
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