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corrupt is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of corrupt in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… with some of the most corrupt and brutal …”

meanings of corrupt


  1. To make corrupt; to change from good to bad; to draw away from the right path; to deprave; to pervert.
  2. To become putrid, tainted, or otherwise impure; to putrefy; to rot.
  3. To waste, spoil, or consume; to make worthless.
  4. To debase or make impure by alterations or additions; to falsify.


  1. Abounding in errors; not genuine or correct; in an invalid state.
  2. In a depraved state; debased; perverted; morally degenerate; weak in morals.
  3. In a putrid state; spoiled; tainted; vitiated; unsound.

corrupt frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word corrupt occurs in english on average 6.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics corrupt can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that corrupt can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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