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English definition of “subversive”

subversive

adjective  /səbˈvɜr·sɪv/ us  
tending to weaken or destroy an established political system, organization, or authority: The FBI had the duty of obtaining evidence of subversive activity.
subvert
verb [T]  /səbˈvɜrt/ us  
fml The book describes the techniques that Hitler used to subvert democracy in the Weimar Republic.
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