Definición de sabotage en inglés:

sabotage

Silabificación: sab·o·tage
Pronunciación: /ˈsabəˌtäZH
 
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[with object]
Deliberately destroy, damage, or obstruct (something), especially for political or military advantage.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • They were prepared to sabotage the Soviet war machine in the event of a Warsaw Pact-NATO conflict.
  • At first Isak deliberately sabotages the intruder's research by preparing his food in his bedroom, or in other ways changing his habits.
  • Russian partisans sabotaged railways, destroyed trucks and killed hundreds of Germans in ambush.
Sinónimos
vandalize, wreck, damage, destroy, cripple, impair, incapacitate; obstruct, disrupt, spoil, ruin, undermine, threaten, subvert

sustantivo

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The action of sabotaging something.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Their arrest is only one of an increasing number of arrests in which Germans have been suspected of planning similar acts of sabotage.
  • Acts of sabotage and non-cooperation undermined the Nazis' attempts to exploit the resources of Denmark.
  • He reported that in September there were 534 acts of sabotage against railroads as compared to a monthly average of 130 during the first half of the year.
Sinónimos
vandalism, wrecking, destruction, impairment, incapacitation, damage; subversion, obstruction, disruption, spoiling, undermining
informal a (monkey) wrench in the works

Origen

early 20th century: from French, from saboter 'kick with sabots, willfully destroy' (see sabot).

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