Venality meaning

vē-nălĭ-tē
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The condition of being susceptible to bribery or corruption.
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The use of a position of trust for dishonest gain.
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State, quality, or instance of being venal; willingness to be bribed or bought off, or to prostitute one's talents for mercenary considerations.
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The fact or state of being for sale, especially with reference to bribes or corruption.

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Origin of venality

  • From French vénalité or Latin vÄ“nālitās, from vÄ“nālis (“venal"), from vÄ“num.

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