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sab·o·tage

sabotage

 
 
pronunciation:
sae b tazh [or] sae b taezh
parts of speech:
noun, verb
features:
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part of speech: noun
definition: damage done to property in secret in order to stop some activity.
Angry workers used sabotage to stop their company from using dangerous chemicals.
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part of speech: verb
inflections: sabotages, sabotaging, sabotaged
definition: to attack or damage by sabotage.
The spy sabotaged the enemy's plan of attack.
similar words:
cripple, disable, disrupt, foul up, harm, impair, obstruct
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