HyperDic: subversion

English > 2 senses of the word subversion:
NOUNactsubversion, corruptiondestroying someone's (or some group's) honesty or loyalty
actsubversion, subversive activitythe act of subverting / subverting
subversion > pronunciation
Soundssahbver'zhahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > subversion: 2 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningDestroying someone's (or some group's) honesty or loyalty; undermining moral integrity.
Example "the big city's subversion of rural innocence"
Synonymcorruption
Broaderdegradation, debasementchanging to a lower state (a less respected state)
Spanishcorrupción, perversión
Catalancorrupció, perversió
Verbssubvertcorrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality
English > subversion: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of subverting / subverting; as overthrowing or destroying a legally constituted government.
Synonymsubversive activity
BroaderoverthrowThe termination of a ruler or institution (especially by force)
Spanishactividad subversiva, desestabilización, golpe de estado, subversión
Catalanactivitat subversiva, cop d'estat, subversió
Verbssubvertdestroy completely
subvertcause the downfall of

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