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corrupt in Computers topic

corruptcorrupt2 ●○○ verb [transitive]  1 BAD BEHAVIOUR OR ACTIONSto encourage someone to start behaving in an immoral or dishonest way Young prisoners are being corrupted by the older, long-term offenders.2 CHANGE/MAKE something DIFFERENTto change the traditional form of something, such as a language, so that it becomes worse than it was The culture has been corrupted by Western influences.3 TDto change the information in a computer, so that the computer does not work properly anymore a virus which corrupts the data on your hard drivecorruptible adjectivecorruptibility /kəˌrʌptəˈbɪləti/ noun [uncountable]→ See Verb table
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corruptHad a program run on start-up been corrupted?How you corrupted a young and lovely woman ... and subjected her to the most shatteringly depraved treatment.Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely.Some of the files were corrupted and will have to be rewritten.Was Caringolat aware how the precise and fastidious sequences of the Vibrancy were being corrupted beyond Por Tanssie?Slowly their friendship was corrupted by competition.The prison system does not work because many of the younger offenders are being corrupted by older, long term prisoners.So Englishness is corrupted from the beginning.Further, the higher the profits, the easier it is to corrupt government agents.the corrupting influence of drugsPower and money corrupt, sure.Some make a protein, but others are so corrupted that they can no longer do anything.Excessive campaign spending is corrupting the American political system.The Senate will form a committee to determine if violence on television is corrupting young people.