Definition of corrupt practice in English:

corrupt practice

Syllabification: cor·rupt prac·tice

noun

(often corrupt practices)
  • A fraudulent activity, especially an attempt to rig an election.
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    • Grand corruption represents corrupt practices perpetrated by head of state, ministers, politicians, and senior officials for personal gain by abusing and misusing power.
    • Of course, to prevent abuse and corrupt practices, lobbying activities should be carefully regulated, monitored and made transparent.
    • These include laws affecting federal elections, corrupt practices and presidential succession.

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