corruptive corruptive  /kə ˈrəp tɪv/


  • (adj) tending to corrupt or pervert



  1. Baerwald is not interested in pointing fingers; he wants to nail a mood of corruptive malaise and the autoeroticism of power.
  2. But whatever his thoughts on the corruptive properties of cinema, he could have found no more devoted Watch-man than Snyder.
  3. Moore's work here is to show the corruptive influence of the war in Iraq: coarsening some Americans abroad, killing others.


  • China Moves To Lift 13 Year Ban On Video Game Consoles

    China's video game ban has perplexed many since its inception in 2000. Originally meant to shield the country's youth from the corruptive evils of video games, the ban was effectively negated shortly thereafter when online gaming exploded, and China's young people became gamers anyway against their government's wishes.
    on July 10, 2013     Source: Forbes


  1. "Our objective has been to firewall local policing from the malign and corruptive control of MI5. The proposals today remove MI5 from policing structures in Ireland," said Kelly, an IRA veteran who hopes to become justice minister - involving...
    on Jan 10, 2007 By: Gerry Kelly Source: Forbes

  2. In a meeting with Mr. Karzai in the Afghan capital, Mr. Ban said that he urged the leader to ensure good governance, "including the eradication of corruptive practices prevalent in Afghanistan, controlling drug trafficking and forming a unity...
    on Nov 4, 2009 By: Ban Ki-moon Source: Accra Daily Mail

  3. NEWARK, NJ -- Mayor Cory Booker said a forensic audit he requested shows a pervasive culture of cronyism in the city where "corruptive forces were at play."
    on Feb 7, 2007 By: Cory Booker Source: Newsday

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