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verb [transitive] sabotage pronunciation in British English /ˈsæbətɑːʒ/
Word Forms
present tense
present participlesabotaging
past tensesabotaged
past participlesabotaged

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  1. 1
    to deliberately damage or destroy the property of an enemy or opponent
    A group of environmentalists were caught sabotaging the logging equipment.
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  2. 2
    to deliberately stop someone from achieving something, or to deliberately prevent a plan or process from being successful
    Miller used the information to sabotage Gardner’s presidential campaign.


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