corruptive

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

corrupt +‎ -ive

Adjective[edit]

corruptive (comparative more corruptive, superlative most corruptive)

  1. Tending to corrupt.
    • 2007 January 28, Dorothy Samuels, “The George W. Bush Library: Scholarly Mecca or $500 Million Oxymoron?”, in New York Times[1]:
      Following the corruptive path blazed by White House predecessors, Mr. Bush and members of his library committee apparently plan to spend the administration’s remaining days trying to coax huge contributions to the budding library complex from friends and well-heeled special interests.

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Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

corruptīve

  1. vocative masculine singular of corruptīvus