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1. Free of corruption or immorality.
2. Not decayed; unspoiled.
3. Free of errors or faults.

in′cor·rupt′ly adv.
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Low salary received by public sector officials, relative to their counterparts in the private sector, lowers the material costs for acting incorruptly. The problem could worsen if potential offenders perceive the probability of getting caught to be low and the punishments imposed on them insignificant.