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venal - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'venal' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Venal [ a.]
- Of or pertaining to veins; venous; as, venal blood.
- Capable of being bought or obtained for money or other valuable consideration; made matter of trade or barter; held for sale; salable; mercenary; purchasable; hireling; as, venal services.

Meaning of 'venal' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . venal [ s]
Meaning (1):
- capable of being corrupted
Example in sentence:
  • a purchasable senator;
  • a venal police officer;
  • corruptible judges;
  • dishonest politicians