The act or process by which something is undermined.
Undermining is a chess tactic in which a defensive piece is captured, leaving one of the opponent's pieces undefended or underdefended. The opponent has the unpalatable choice between recapturing or saving the undefended piece. A possible response is to sacrifice the piece whose defence is being undermined before capturing the piece which just took the defender.
The numerical value of undermining in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of undermining in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
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Certainly the states have become catalysts for undermining U.S. immigration law.
What you're looking at here is a real disgrace, it is an undermining of American democracy.
By blunting that effect it’s probably undermining the motivation to quit and the ease of people quitting.
We can't act as though we are shutting the door to people in need without undermining who we are as Americans.
Undermining experience, embellishing experience, rearranging and enlarging experience into a species of mythology.
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