corrupted

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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