Translation of subvert in Spanish:

subvert

Pronunciation: /səbˈvɜːrt; səbˈvɜːt/

vt

[formal]
  • 1 (undermine) [government/system] socavar las bases de; [authority] minar; [role] trastocar*
    More 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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