What does destabilize mean?

Definitions for destabilizediˈsteɪ bəˌlaɪz

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word destabilize.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. destabilize, destabilise(verb)

    become unstable

    "The economy destabilized rapidly"

  2. destabilize, destabilise(verb)

    make unstable

    "Terrorism destabilized the government"

Wiktionary

  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.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of destabilize in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of destabilize in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. 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.

  2. Yahya Jammeh:

    Nobody can also destabilize this country. So anybody who comes to attack this country; be ready because you are going to die no matter who you are and who backed you, we will get to the bottom of this and we will not spare anybody.

  3. Scott Stewart:

    The problems are not going to go away as long as the ideology of jihadism … continue to try and destabilize and take over governments … we really need to work with our allies in the region … to work towards an ideological solution where Muslims themselves can undercut the ideology of jihadism.

  4. Army Lt. Col. Michael Waltz:

    The longer we tell the region we are leaving, the more the Afghan populous and regional governments like China, Pakistan, and Iran even the Afghan government are start hedging against us rather than working with us, the problems are not going to go away as long as the ideology of jihadism … continue to try and destabilize and take over governments … we really need to work with our allies in the region … to work towards an ideological solution where Muslims themselves can undercut the ideology of jihadism.

  5. Jack BarskyRead MoreJack Barsky:

    Historically, the KGB has always tried to influence and destabilize events all around the world. The explicitly stated goal of the Soviet Union was world communism organized in a Soviet-like system. Therefore, anything that could destabilize free and democratic nations was fair game. The KGB were champions in the game of 'fake news,' which was called 'disinformation' in the old days. While Russia's goals are not as ambitious as those of the Soviet Union, it is quite clear that the Russian leadership desperately wants to re-establish a strong Russia, on par with the United States. Therefore, anything that helps destabilize the US and other Western countries, anything that turns the focus of those countries inward rather than at the real outward threats would benefit Russia. In my view, it is not possible for a foreign nation to have a significant impact on the outcome of elections in this country. Try as they might, all they will be able to do is nibble around the edges.

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