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English definition of “sabotage”

sabotage

verb [T]     /ˈsæbətɑːʒ/
DAMAGE to damage or destroy something in order to prevent an enemy from using it: Rebels sabotaged the roads and bridges .Destroying and demolishingDamaging and spoilingPreventing and impedingLimiting and restricting
PREVENT SUCCESS to spoil someone's plans or efforts in order to prevent them from being successful : She tried to sabotage my chances of getting the job .Preventing and impedingLimiting and restricting
sabotage noun [U] an act of sabotage
(Definition of sabotage verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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