Definición de subvert en inglés:

subvert

Silabificación: sub·vert
Pronunciación: /səbˈvərt
 
/

verbo

[with object]
Undermine the power and authority of (an established system or institution): an attempt to subvert democratic government
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Please reject this underhanded attempt to subvert democracy in Illinois.
  • Even exercising our vote may turn out to be no more than palliative in a democracy continually subverted by the power of money.
  • She clearly sees this as an attempt by the Republicans to steal her vote and subvert the system.
Sinónimos
destabilize, unsettle, overthrow, overturn; bring down, topple, depose, oust; disrupt, wreak havoc on, sabotage, ruin, undermine, weaken, damagecorrupt, pervert, deprave, contaminate, poison, embitter

Origen

late Middle English: from Old French subvertir or Latin subvertere, from sub- 'from below' + vertere 'to turn'.

Derivativos

subversion

Pronunciación: /-ˈvərZHən, -SHən/
sustantivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The security laws ban treason, sedition, subversion and the theft of state secrets.
  • There is also an interesting demonstration of how artistic imagery can continue to be used in a subversion of its original context.
  • There was clearly an element of wind-up in the original letter, and humour in art remains a potent weapon of subversion.

subverter

sustantivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • More importantly, and with wider relevance, the war was intended as a substantial demonstration of the continuing validity of the regulative order as against any would-be subverter of it.
  • It cannot, for example, accommodate republicans, or socialists, or supra-nationalist subverters of British sovereignty.
  • He won't win lots of popularity contests, but he's no subverter of the system's integrity.

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Pronunciación: ɪnˈvɛnəm
verb
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