from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To upset the stability or smooth functioning of: a policy that threatens to destabilize the economy; a new weapon that threatens to destabilize nuclear deterrence.
- transitive v. To undermine the power of (a government or leader) by subversive or terrorist acts.
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- v. To make something unstable.
- v. To undermine a government, especially by means of subversion or terrorism.
- v. To become unstable.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. make unstable
- v. become unstable
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