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

Translation of undermine in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • 1
    Example sentences
    • The lighthouse stands on a plinth of rock undermined by caves, perhaps once used by smugglers.
  • 2
    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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