Venal definitions

vē'nəl
The definition of venal is corrupt or willing to take bribes.

An example of someone venal is a policeman who will take bribes.

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Obtainable for a price.
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Open to bribery; mercenary.

A venal police officer.

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Characterized by corrupt dealings, especially bribery.

A venal arrangement between the police and the drug dealers.

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Capable of being obtained for a price.

Venal services.

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That can readily be bribed or corrupted.

A venal judge.

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Characterized by bribery or corruption.

A venal bargain.

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Venous; pertaining to veins.
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(archaic) For sale; available for purchase.
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Of a position, privilege etc.: available for purchase rather than assigned on merit.
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Capable of being bought (of a person); willing to take bribes.
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(of behaviour etc.) Corrupt, mercenary.
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Origin of venal

From French vénal, from Latin venalis, from venum (“something for sale"), cf. vend