“The abuse of entrusted power for private gain. Corruption can be classified as grand, petty and political, depending on the amounts of money lost and the sector where it occurs”.
Anti-Corruption Glossary (Transparency International), https://www.transparency.org/glossary/
See also: The Anti-Corruption Plain Language Guide. (2009). Transparency, https://www.transparency.org/whatwedo/publication/the_anti_corruption_plain_language_guide« Back to Glossary Index