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subvert

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Politics
subvertsub‧vert /səbˈvɜːt $ -ˈvɜːrt/ verb [transitive] formal  1 PPREBELLION/REVOLUTIONto try to destroy the power and influence of a government or the established system an attempt to subvert the democratic process2 DESTROYto destroy someone’s beliefs or loyalty
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subvertNeville's genius was to subvert and turn round press attacks on Oz, but they could still cost dearly.It is as if the filters of distance and time were subverted by the complex connecting of everything to everything.Smith was sentenced to 14 years for plotting to subvert the government.Coercion and domination subvert the integrity of love by creating power relationships that are its antithesis.Too much control and predictability might eventually subvert the organizational goals.A more contemporary comparison might be deconstruction, which tries to subvert the text by turning its own unacknowledged premises against it.Other officials with different views were also subverting them.
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Verb table
subvert
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theysubvert
he, she, itsubverts
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theysubverted
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave subverted
he, she, ithas subverted
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad subverted
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill subvert
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have subverted
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam subverting
he, she, itis subverting
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you, we, theyare subverting
Past
I, he, she, itwas subverting
you, we, theywere subverting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been subverting
he, she, ithas been subverting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been subverting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be subverting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been subverting
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