English translation of 'saper'
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Cela ne ferait que saper son objectif de faire de la Serbie une nation moderne et démocratique.Le Monde (2000)
Le personnel du quartier général a posé des questions à la limite du ridicule dans sa détermination manifeste à saper ces probabilités.Le Monde (2002)
Quelle vanité, quelle inconscience la poussent -elles a indiquer a ses concurrents la voie a suivre pour saper son propre monopole ?Le siècle de la communication
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British English: sap VERB
If something saps your strength or confidence, it gradually weakens or destroys it.
I was afraid the sickness had sapped my strength.
British English: undermine VERB
If you undermine something such as a feeling or a system, you make it less strong or less secure than it was before, often by a gradual process or by repeated efforts.
Offering advice on each and every problem will undermine her feeling of being adult.
Translation of saper from the Collins French to English
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