Definitions for destabilizediˈsteɪ bəˌlaɪz

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

de•sta•bi•lizediˈsteɪ bəˌlaɪz(v.t.)-lized, -liz•ing.

  1. to make (a government, economy, etc.) unstable; rid of stabilizing attributes.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. destabilize, destabilise(verb)

    become unstable

    "The economy destabilized rapidly"

  2. destabilize, destabilise(verb)

    make unstable

    "Terrorism destabilized the government"


  1. destabilize(Verb)

    To make something unstable.

  2. destabilize(Verb)

    To undermine a government, especially by means of subversion or terrorism.

  3. destabilize(Verb)

    To become unstable.


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