1. prostitution of talents or offices or services for reward;
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Venality \Ve*nal"i*ty\, n. [L. venalitas: cf. F.
The quality or state of being venal, or purchasable;
mercenariness; prostitution of talents, offices, or services,
for money or reward; as, the venality of a corrupt court; the
venality of an official.
Complaints of Roman venality became louder. --Milton.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: prostitution of talents or offices or services for reward