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  • n  an act that debases or corrupts

  • Emma Thompson in ic Wales
    Thompson added: "By staying in Wales and honouring a contract that has long been held with the workers there, it will retain its code of decency and high standards." "Anything else is a betrayal of the workforce and a bastardisation of the...
  • Michael Stone in Sky News
    Mr Adair said Stone told police: "I see Adams and McGuinness as republican war criminals, they don't deserve to be in a devolved Government, it would be a bastardisation of democracy".
  • Mohamed ElBaradei in Reuters South Africa
    The whole idea that we now have to borrow money or stretch out our hat and say please give us money to do security, safety, is really a bastardisation of an international organisation that is supposed to be a spearhead of peace and security,...

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