Übersetzung von “undermine” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch


verb transitiveundermine /ˌʌndərˈmaɪnˈʌndərˌmaɪn/
to do sth that makes sth or sb seem weaker, feel less confident, etc.

evidence that undermines the case for closing small hospitals
un témoignage qui mine les arguments en faveur de la fermeture des petits hôpitaux

rumors aimed at undermining the opposing candidate
des rumeurs qui visent à miner le candidat adverse

(Übersetzung von “undermine” aus dem GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)


verb /andəˈmain/

to weaken (eg a person’s health or authority)

Constant hard work had undermined his health.

to make (eg a building) insecure by digging away or destroying the base or foundations

The road was being undermined by a stream.

(Übersetzung von “undermine” aus dem PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)