Verb(1) destroy property or hinder normal operations(2) hollow out as if making a cave or opening
(1) the demolition engineers did eventually undermine two of the tower's six sides(2) They might have to share power and that is dangerous because it would undermine their position of power.(3) this could undermine years of hard work(4) Many in positions of power undermine others and the organization to meet their own selfish needs.(5) Mistakes or excessive collateral damage can undermine its potential effectiveness.(6) It also undermines their ability their ability to trade in the peak Christmas season.(7) The lighthouse stands on a plinth of rock undermined by caves, perhaps once used by smugglers.(8) Damage to the brain's left side often undermines language abilities.(9) That law undermined the power of local authorities.(10) Abusing the student programs in this way not only undermines the power of the union, but students are also being asked to do jobs for which they are not trained, raising concerns about health and safety.(11) Nation states will not be interested in enabling that power, only in undermining it.(12) Our central argument with the producers is that their ├ö├ç├┐new├ö├ç├û work practices are undermining our ability to do our trade.(13) That would be on account of my false self, my twin, my judge, unhappy anima and underminer .(14) And yet, the way he handled the events that followed gradually undermined his position.(15) Once again, these underminers of our foreign policy are doing more harm to our country.(16) Their mental impairments may have also seriously undermined their ability to assist in their legal defense.
1. subvert ::
2. erode ::
3. cave ::
4. countermine ::
Different Formsundermine, undermined, undermines, undermining
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