WHAT DOES CORRUPTION MEAN?
"Corruption most commonly refers to a state in which members of organizations or institutions are engaging in illegal or otherwise dishonest practices to benefit themselves.
The term is most often used in the context of such rulebreaking by people who are powerful or who are responsible for the well-being of others, such as politicians, government officials, and police officers.
Corruption is a noun form of corrupt, which can be an adjective used to describe people who act in this way (or their actions), or a verb meaning to destroy the integrity of someone or something or cause someone to be dishonest.
More generally, corruption can refer to the act or process of someone or something becoming corrupt, depraved, or debased.
More specifically, corruption can refer to the alteration of a word or text in a way that deviates from its original or intended form.
Example: The investigation revealed a long history of corruption within the agency that extends to its highest ranks."