Definition of venal adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    venal

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˈvinl//
     
    (formal)
     
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  1. 1prepared to do dishonest or immoral things in return for money synonym corrupt
  2. 2 venal journalists
NAmE//viˈnælət̮i//
 
noun [uncountable] a reputation for venality and corruption
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