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subvert

verb /səbˈvəːt/
to overthrow or ruin completely (eg a person’s morals, loyalty, arguments, a government)
subvertir; trastornar
The ruling party was accused of trying to subvert the democratic process.
subversion /-ʃən, (American) -ʒən/ noun
subversión
subversive /-siv/ adjective likely to destroy or overthrow (government, discipline in a school etc)
subversivo
That boy is a subversive influence in this class.
(Definition of subvert from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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