Undermine

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Undermine Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • hollow out as if making a cave or opening; "The river was caving the banks"
  • destroy property or hinder normal operations; "The Resistance sabotaged railroad operations during the war"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Undermine'


  • Undermine: Undermine can refer to: Social undermining, the opposite of social support Mining (military), the military practice of mining a fortification Mining, to
  • Undermine Records: Undermine Records is an American independent electronic dance music record label. Undermine was formed in Atlanta, GA in 2004 by Producers Jonathan Kehrer
  • The Incredibles: Rise of the Underminer: of the Underminer is a video game and sequel to the animated film The Incredibles. It features Mr. Incredible and Frozone fighting The Underminer's legion

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* The echo began in some indescribable way to undermine her hold on life. Coming at a moment when she chanced to be fatigued, it had managed to murmur, 'Pathos, piety, courage -- they exist, but are identical, and so is filth. Everything exists, nothing has value.' - Richard


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  • New US sanctions law could undermine relations with Russia: Lavrov
    New US legislation authorising sanctions on Russia over the Ukraine crisis could undermine relations between Moscow and Washington for a long time, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov was quoted as saying on Friday. In a phone call with US Secretary of State John Kerry, Lavrov said that the new legislation "threatening new sanctions against Russia could un Read more on this news related to 'Undermine'
  • Global warming could undermine poverty fight: World Bank
    Climate change could undermine efforts to defeat extreme poverty around the globe, the World Bank warned Sunday. Read more on this news related to 'Undermine'
  • Petrobras Scandal Eclipses Economy as Rousseff Nightmare
    The largest corruption scandal in Brazil's history now threatens to deadlock Congress, undermine President Dilma Rousseff’s political clout and snarl her efforts to put the economy back on track. Read more on this news related to 'Undermine'

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