Upset the stability of (a region or system); cause unrest or instability in: the accused were charged with conspiracy to destabilize the country the discovery of an affair can destabilize a relationship (as adjective destabilizing) a destabilizing effect on the stock market
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- The relationship has come to dominate British debates affecting domestic and foreign issues and has destabilized both Labour and Conservative parties.
- We have a Presidency, an executive power, which cannot be destabilized by a parliamentary destabilization.
- Nothing destabilizes paramilitaries more than democracy and the people having choice.
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