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sabotage

verb [T] uk   /ˈsæb.ə.tɑːʒ/ us  
to damage or destroy equipment, weapons, or buildings in order to prevent the success of an enemy or competitor: The rebels had tried to sabotage the oil pipeline. to intentionally prevent the success of a plan or action: This was a deliberate attempt to sabotage the ceasefire.
sabotage
noun [U] uk   us  
a campaign of industrial sabotage
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