corruptible

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French corroptible

Adjective[edit]

corruptible (comparative more corruptible, superlative most corruptible)

  1. (of a person) bribable, that can be bought
    • 1791, Edmund Burke, A Letter from Mr. Burke: To a Member of the National Assembly; in Answer to Some Objections to his Book on French Affairs, Paris, Printed, Dublin, reprinted by William Porter, page 31:
      They systematically corrupt a very corruptible race, (for some time a growing nuisance amongst you)
    Antonyms: incorruptible, unbribable
  2. perishable, subject to decay
    Antonyms: incorruptible

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Noun[edit]

corruptible (plural corruptibles)

  1. (archaic) That which may decay and perish; the human body.

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

corruptible (plural corruptibles)

  1. corruptible

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