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sabotage

noun [U]
 
 
/ˈsæbətɑːʒ/
damage done intentionally to something, for example equipment or a system, that belongs to someone else, so that it cannot be used: The oil giant said it averaged 221 oil spills in recent years, because of aging equipment and sabotage. industrial/economic sabotage
the act of intentionally trying to stop someone from achieving something or to stop something from developing: To prevent further sabotage of their fraud investigation, FBI agents moved quickly.
Translations of “sabotage”
in Arabic تَخريب…
in Korean 사보타주, 방해행위…
in Malaysian sabotaj…
in French sabotage…
in Italian sabotaggio…
in Vietnamese sự phá hoại…
in Spanish sabotaje…
in Portuguese sabotagem…
in Thai การก่อวินาศกรรม…
in German die Sabotage…
in Catalan sabotatge…
in Japanese 破壊工作, サボタージュ…
in Indonesian sabotase…
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