destabilize Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “destabilize” in the English Dictionary

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destabilizeverb [T]

(UK usually destabilise) uk   us   /ˌdiːˈsteɪ.bəl.aɪz/
to make a ​government, ​area, or ​politicalgrouplosepower or ​control, or to make a ​political or ​economicsituation less ​strong or ​safe, by ​causingchanges and ​problems: They ​uncovered a ​plot to destabilize the ​government. The ​conflict destabilized the ​wholeregion. Further ​increases in ​imports could destabilize the ​economy.
noun [U] (UK usually destabilisation) uk   us   /diˌsteɪ.bəl.aɪˈzeɪ.ʃən/
adjective [before noun] (UK usually destabilising) uk   us   /-aɪ.zɪŋ/
The ​conflict had a ​seriously destabilizing effect on the ​region.
(Definition of destabilize from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “destabilize”
in Chinese (Simplified) 颠覆, 动摇, 破坏,扰乱…
in Turkish istikrarsızlaştırmak, dengesini bozmak (ülke/hükümet)…
in Russian дестабилизировать…
in Chinese (Traditional) 顛覆, 動搖, 破壞…
in Polish destabilizować…
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