tainted

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tainted ‎(comparative more tainted, superlative most tainted)

  1. Corrupted or filled with imperfections.
    Hey, get that away from me! It was bought with tainted money.
  2. (computer security, of data) Originating from an untrusted source.
    Do not use tainted values in SQL queries.

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  • Nouns to which "tainted" is often applied: food, meat, beef, pork, milk, water, fish, toys, love, evidence, money, reputation.

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Verb[edit]

tainted

  1. simple past tense and past participle of taint