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[suh b-vur-siv] /səbˈvɜr sɪv/

Also, subversionary
[suh b-vur-zhuh-ner-ee, -shuh-] /səbˈvɜr ʒəˌnɛr i, -ʃə-/ (Show IPA). tending or intending to or overthrow, destroy, or undermine an established or existing system, especially a legally constituted government or a set of beliefs.
a person who adopts subversive principles or policies.
liable to subvert or overthrow a government, legally constituted institution, etc
a person engaged in subversive activities, etc

1640s, from Latin subvers-, past participle stem of subvertere (see subvert) + -ive. As a noun, attested from 1887.


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