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corruption noun

ADJ. gross, massive, serious | petty | endemic, rampant, rife, widespread Corruption was rife before the election. | high-level | alleged | financial, moral, political | official | government, police

QUANT. case

VERB + CORRUPTION attack, combat, curb, eliminate, fight, root out, stem, tackle He strongly attacked corruption and favouritism in the government. This police unit was established to fight corruption. | be involved in

CORRUPTION + NOUN scandal She was brought down by a corruption scandal. | allegation The corruption allegations proved false. | investigation

PREP. ~ among corruption among high-ranking government officials

PHRASES accusations/allegations of corruption, bribery and corruption > Note at CRIME