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sab·o·tage

sabotage

 
 
pronunciation:
sae b tazh [or] sae b taezh
parts of speech:
noun, verb
part of speech: noun
definition: secret activity that causes damage to enemy property or causes disturbance to an enemy's operations.
Angry workers used sabotage to stop their company from using dangerous chemicals.
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: sabotages, sabotaging, sabotaged
definition: to secretly damage enemy property or secretly interfere with its activities.
The spy sabotaged the enemy's plan of attack.
similar words:
cripple, disable, disrupt, foul up, harm, impair, obstruct