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subvert

División en sílabas: sub·vert
Pronunciación: /səbˈvərt
 
/

Definición de subvert en inglés:

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, damage
corrupt, pervert, deprave, contaminate, poison, embitter

Origen

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

Derivados

subversion

1
Pronunciación: /-ˈvərZHən, -SHən/
sustantivo
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • 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

2
sustantivo
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • 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.

Palabras que riman con subvert

advert, alert, animadvert, assert, avert, Bert, blurt, Burt, cert, chert, concert, controvert, convert, curt, desert, dessert, dirt, divert, exert, flirt, girt, hurt, inert, insert, introvert, Kurt, malapert, overt, pert, quirt, shirt, skirt, spirt, spurt, squirt, Sturt, vert, wort, yurt

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