Definitions for destabilizediˈsteɪ bəˌlaɪz

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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.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Taylor Ricketts:

    Wild bee declines may increase costs for farmers and, over time, could even destabilize crop production.

  2. Yang Dong:

    The harm is obvious. It's going to damage financial reforms, cause social unrest and destabilize the regime to some extent.

  3. John Boehner:

    It would be naïve to suggest the Iranian regime will not continue to use its nuclear program, and any economic relief, to further destabilize the region.

  4. Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak:

    We hope to be able to influence China that it's also to their interest not to be seen as confronting ASEAN and that any attempt to destabilize this region would not benefit China either.

  5. President Nicolas Maduro:

    It's a strategy to try and upset the people and turn them to extremes, to destabilize the country, but the people are defeating it in the street, and the government is working in the street.

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