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subvert
American English: /səbˈvərt/
British English: /səbˈvəːt/

Translation of subvert in Spanish:

transitive verb

[formal]
  • 1 (undermine)
    (government/system)
    socavar las bases de
    (authority)
    minar
    (role)
    trastocar
    Example sentences
    • 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.
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