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infiltrate

Pronunciation: /ɪnˈfɪltreɪt; ˈɪnfɪl-; ˈɪnfɪltreɪt/

Translation of infiltrate in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1.1 (penetrate) [group/territory] infiltrarse en the intelligence service had been infiltrated by political extremists un grupo de extremistas se había infiltrado en el servicio de inteligencia
    Example sentences
    • This is why I sometimes think we should infiltrate the Countryside Alliance - we'd get more cameras pointed at us then…
    • Now that we have a common picture of the communications architecture, we must discuss using information to successfully infiltrate an enemy's position.
    • He said intelligence agents and police informers had infiltrated villages in the area and worked as drivers, masons and hawkers for months to gather information about Veerappan and his men who were suspected to be hiding nearby.
    1.2 (insert)to infiltrate sb (into sth) they had infiltrated agents into our organization sus agentes se habían infiltrado en nuestra organización
    Example sentences
    • It reads like a blog, but you only have to look at a couple of the images to know this is a commercially popular side of US culture and quickly infiltrating ours.
    • Postmodernists claim that science, no less than religion and literature and philosophy, is infiltrated with culture.
    • The ensuing Meiji policy of modernization allowed Western ideas, institutions, and culture to infiltrate Japan.

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