Definition of anti-corruption in English:



  • Designed to eradicate or prevent dishonest or fraudulent conduct, especially in a political context.

    ‘an anti-corruption campaign’
    • ‘Incidentally, the analogy holds good also for anti-corruption work done by premier enforcement agencies.’
    • ‘It is hoped the draft being submitted today will make for an anti-corruption administration free of such potential problems.’
    • ‘We are setting up an anti-corruption hotline to protect whistleblowers.’
    • ‘The State's anti-corruption law, which has proved ineffective in dealing with the cases of administrative corruption, has yet be reoriented.’
    • ‘Ukraine's "orange revolution" was supposed to be an anti-corruption crusade.’
    • ‘Two Jamaican officers in the murder investigation team have been attached to the ICC's anti-corruption unit.’
    • ‘In other words, ombudsmen were never set up to be anti-corruption commissions.’
    • ‘One of his last jobs was to take part in an anti-corruption unit inside the Russian security services.’
    • ‘The bill also creates an anti-corruption commission with strong enforcement powers.’
    • ‘It said public confidence in anti-corruption efforts stood at just 51.9 percent last year.’
    • ‘Institutional improvements recently implemented include the creation of an anticorruption commission.’
    • ‘The forum is also a member of the anti-corruption coalition of Armenia.’
    • ‘You need four things to have an effective anticorruption strategy.’
    • ‘The creation of such a paper trail that can be independently scrutinized is clearly a key anticorruption development.’
    • ‘The official is the latest of a string of victims to lose their jobs following an anti-corruption campaign.’
    • ‘This depends greatly on the degree of political support for anti-corruption work.’
    • ‘Additionally, 12 cases of corruption against her are still pending in the anti-corruption courts.’
    • ‘On Friday, the President is scheduled to attend an informal meeting on the plan to launch an anticorruption campaign.’
    • ‘The failure to provide witness protection has seriously hampered the effective implementation of the anticorruption drive.’
    • ‘The anti-corruption cell of the district police was asked to investigate the matter.’
    moral, ethical, good, virtuous, righteous, upright, upstanding, high-minded, right-minded, proper, correct, honourable, honest, just, noble, incorruptible, anti-corruption, scrupulous, conscientious, respectable, decent
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