corrupted

corrupt corrupt 2 verb [transitive]
1. to encourage someone to behave in an immoral or dishonest way:

• US politics has been corrupted by money and the influence of special interests.

2. COMPUTING to damage information on a computer, so that it can no longer be read or used by a computer:

• viruses which can corrupt and destroy computer data

— corrupted adjective [only before a noun] :

• A corrupted file is a big problem; you might never recover the data.

— corruptible adjective :

• providing arms and money to a corruptible military regime


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • Corrupted — Corrupted …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Corrupted — est un groupe de musique japonais formé en 1994 et considéré comme l un des pionniers du sludge metal et du doom metal[1]. Sommaire 1 Membres 2 Discographie 2.1 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • corrupted — index dissolute, marred, perverse, profligate (corrupt) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • corrupted — un·corrupted; in·corrupted; …   English syllables

  • Corrupted — Corrupt Cor*rupt , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Corrupted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Corrupting}.] 1. To change from a sound to a putrid or putrescent state; to make putrid; to putrefy. [1913 Webster] 2. To change from good to bad; to vitiate; to deprave; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • corrupted — adjective 1. containing errors or alterations a corrupt text spoke a corrupted version of the language • Syn: ↑corrupt • Similar to: ↑imperfect 2. ruined in character or quality • Syn: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • corrupted — adjective a) Marked by immorality and perversion; depraved. b) dishonest Syn: corrupt …   Wiktionary

  • corrupted — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. debased, perverted, depraved; see wicked 1 …   English dictionary for students

  • corrupted — cor rupt·ed || tɪd adj. spoiled, tainted; immoral, dishonest; perverted cor·rupt || kÉ™ rÊŒpt v. cause to be dishonest; pervert; spoil, taint adj. spoiled, tainted; immoral, dishonest; perverted …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Corrupted (band) — Corrupted Origin Osaka, Japan Genres Sludge metal, doom metal, ambient Years active 1994–present Labels HG Fact, Nostalgia Blackrain …   Wikipedia

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