Tangentopoli

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Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Coined by the media in the 1990s from tangente (kickback) +‎ -poli (city).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tan.d͡ʒenˈtɔ.po.li/
  • Rhymes: -ɔpoli
  • Hyphenation: Tan‧gen‧tò‧po‧li

Proper noun[edit]

Tangentopoli f

  1. the corrupt Italian political system that came to an end in the early 1990s

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