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Synonyms for corruption

Synonyms for corruption

departure from what is legally, ethically, and morally correct

a term that offends against established usage standards

Synonyms for corruption

lack of integrity or honesty (especially susceptibility to bribery)

in a state of progressive putrefaction

decay of matter (as by rot or oxidation)

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moral perversion

destroying someone's (or some group's) honesty or loyalty


inducement (as of a public official) by improper means (as bribery) to violate duty (as by commiting a felony)

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Dubai: A group of security and financial experts urged the government to set up a comprehensive national policy aimed at fighting corruption in public and the private sectors.
Titled aACAycorruption and its impact on security and development', the event called on the law enforcement authorities to work hand in hand with the State Audit Initiation (SAI) to fight any form of corruption and disallow its manifestation from mushrooming in society.
Speaking at the seminar, Major General Al Qamzi said the impact of corruption is substantial.
Manama-Dec8 (BNA) Interior Minister Lieutenant-General Shaikh Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa affirmed that corruption is an international phenomenon that isn't limited to the third world but covers also developed countries.
He explained that the role of the Interior Ministry isn't limited to monitor and arrest corruption criminals, but to eliminate corruption through studying and analysis its causes and related statistics to set plans to achieve the targeted plans.
Both products provide complete protection against any type of disaster, including common data corruptions through patent-pending Rewind and global replication technologies.
Should corruptions occur, Data Rewinder may be used to instantaneously rewind corrupted data resources to their latest consistent state.
The ideal data recovery solution should support a fast recovery process independent of data size, and must be tailored to specific application and database servers, ensuring negligible data loss in case of corruptions," says XOsoft founder and CEO Leonid Shtilman.
The company's patent-pending Rewind technology, embedded in all XOsoft products, is the only business continuity software solution that allows enterprises to quickly and easily "undo" application and database corruptions by rewinding affected data resources to their latest consistent state before corruptions took place.
With EMC Double Checksum, EMC is delivering the first data integrity application under Oracle's new Hardware Assisted Resilient Data (HARD) initiative, a comprehensive program designed to detect and prevent data corruptions before being written to disk.
EMC Corporation, the world leader in information storage, and Oracle Corporation (NASDAQ: ORCL - news), the world's largest enterprise software company, today unveiled EMC Double Checksum, the first software product that leverages Oracle's data integrity features for a true end-to-end safeguard against data corruption.
Data corruption can have catastrophic effects on any business, potentially crippling operations during the many hours it can take to repair the database.