Meaning of “subversive” in the English Dictionary

"subversive" in British English

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subversiveadjective

uk /səbˈvɜː.sɪv/ us /səbˈvɝː.sɪv/ formal

(Definition of “subversive” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"subversive" in American English

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subversiveadjective

us /səbˈvɜr·sɪv/

tending to weaken or destroy an established political system, organization, or authority:

The FBI had the duty of obtaining evidence of subversive activity.
subvert
verb [ T ] us /səbˈvɜrt/

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The book describes the techniques that Hitler used to subvert democracy in the Weimar Republic.

(Definition of “subversive” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)