Definitions for subversionsəbˈvɜr ʒən, -ʃən
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word subversion
destroying someone's (or some group's) honesty or loyalty; undermining moral integrity
"corruption of a minor"; "the big city's subversion of rural innocence"
subversion, subversive activity(noun)
the act of subverting; as overthrowing or destroying a legally constituted government
the act of subverting or the condition of being subverted
a systematic attempt to overthrow a government by working from within; undermining
Origin: From subversion.
the act of overturning, or the state of being overturned; entire overthrow; an overthrow from the foundation; utter ruin; destruction; as, the subversion of a government; the subversion of despotic power; the subversion of the constitution
Origin: [L. subversio: cf. F. subversion. See Subvert.]
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
Actions designed to undermine the military, economic, psychological, or political strength or morale of a governing authority. See also unconventional warfare.
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Sample Sentences & Example Usage
May we never confuse honest dissent with disloyal subversion.
For the crime to become as serious as state subversion, it's a completely political charge.
Wang Yu has provided her legal services to people on the lowest rungs of society. I never thought that she would be charged with subversion of state power, i just don't understand this.
We will always respect critics and we tell them, just like supporters, that they have received government protection and will continue to do so, but subversion has no place in this country.
Here in America we are descended in blood and in spirit from revolutionists and rebels - men and women who dare to dissent from accepted doctrine. As their heirs, may we never confuse honest dissent with disloyal subversion.
Translations for subversion
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- ανατροπή, υπονόμευσηGreek
- subversión, desestabilizaciónSpanish
- kumouksellisuus, kumous, mullistus, [[valtionvastainen]] [[toiminta]]Finnish
- 倒す, 破壊, 転覆Japanese
- низложение, низвержение, подрыв, свержение, подрывная деятельностьRussian
- yıkılma, hükümeti devirme, bozulmaTurkish
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