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subversive

Pronunciation: /səbˈvɜːrsɪv; səbˈvɜːsɪv/

Translation of subversive in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • [activity/literature/element] subversivo
    Example sentences
    • Over 60 of its members, including its leader, were arrested and accused of espionage, subversive activities and other crimes.
    • He has even banned subversive activities such as opera, ballet and the circus.
    • Thus we have the makings of a quite subversive literary tradition that seeks to undermine the tightly controlled world of the urban elites.

noun/nombre

  • elemento (masculine) subversivo

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