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undermine
American English: /ˌəndərˈmaɪn/
British English: /ʌndəˈmʌɪn/

Translation of undermine in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • 1.1
    (foundations/cliffs)
    Example sentences
    • The lighthouse stands on a plinth of rock undermined by caves, perhaps once used by smugglers.
    1.2
    (health/strength)
    it undermined her self-confidence
    le hizo perder confianza en sí misma
    you're undermining my authority
    me estás desautorizando or quitando autoridad
    Example sentences
    • What they don't understand is that being boring limits their power and undermines their effectiveness.
    • And yet, the way he handled the events that followed gradually undermined his position.
    • They might have to share power and that is dangerous because it would undermine their position of power.

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    onces

    In some Andean countries, particularly Chile, onces is a light meal eaten between five and six p.m., the equivalent of "afternoon tea" in Britain. In Colombia, on the other hand, onces is a light snack eaten between breakfast and lunch. It is also known as mediasnueves.