corruption collocations and examples

 UK /kəˈrʌpʃ(ə)n/

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dishonest or illegal behaviour by officials

Adjectives frequently used with corruption
when there is a lot of corruption: endemic, rampant, rife, widespreadCorruption is rife throughout the world.types of corruption: moral, official, politicalThe whole system is open to political corruption.
Nouns frequently used before corruption
government, policeProtesters said they were concerned about widespread government corruption and the lack of jobs.
Verbs frequently used with corruption
deal with corruption: combat, eliminate, eradicate, fight, prevent, reduce, tackleUrgent measures need to be taken to combat corruption: exposeHe exposed the corruption of foreign governments.
Nouns frequently used after corruption
allegation, charge, offence, scandalSeveral senior officials were arrested on corruption charges.
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