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English definition of “sabotage”

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 .
(Definition of sabotage noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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