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Definition of 'subvert'

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That they cannot subvert the very system of justice we are rightly so proud of. Times, Sunday Times (2006)This government will not allow anyone to subvert the law. Times, Sunday Times (2015)If they do not, these actors may apply pressure through political channels to subvert or destroy the plan. Low, Nicholas Politics, Planning and the State (1990)The law has been subverted. Smith, Drew Food Watch (1994)It is almost beyond satire that those who claim that political concerns had subverted our system of justice are themselves attempting to do exactly the same thing. Times, Sunday Times (2015)A democratic government must also respect the will of the people and not use its powers to subvert democracy and avoid accountability. Times, Sunday Times (2010)

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Translations for 'subvert'

British English: subvert VERB
To subvert something means to destroy its power and influence.
...an alleged plot to subvert the state.

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