Definitions

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  • n. One who infiltrates an organization or territory; an undercover or covert agent.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. someone who takes up a position surreptitiously for the purpose of espionage
  • n. an intruder (as troops) with hostile intent

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Examples

  • The order changes the definition of the term infiltrator, deeming anyone who lacks an Israeli-issued permit to be an infiltrator subject to automatic deportation or a lengthy jail sentence.

    Tens of Thousands of Palestinians Subject to Deportation Under New Israeli Military Order

  • Haaretz reports: The order's language is both general and ambiguous, stipulating that the term infiltrator will also be applied to Palestinian residents of Jerusalem, citizens of countries with which Israel has friendly ties (such as the United States) and Israeli citizens, whether Arab or Jewish.

    Tens of Thousands of Palestinians Subject to Deportation Under New Israeli Military Order

  • "The order's language is both general and ambiguous, stipulating that the term infiltrator will also be applied to Palestinian residents of Jerusalem, citizens of countries with which Israel has friendly ties [such as the United States] and Israeli citizens, whether Arab or Jewish,"

    AL JAZEERA ENGLISH (AJE)

  • The order's language is both general and ambiguous, stipulating that the term infiltrator will also be applied to Palestinian residents of Jerusalem, citizens of countries with which Israel has friendly ties (such as the United States) and Israeli citizens, whether Arab or Jewish.

    Palestine Blogs aggregator

  • "The order's language is both general and ambiguous, stipulating that the term infiltrator will also be applied to Palestinian residents of Jerusalem, citizens of countries with which Israel has friendly ties (such as the United States) and Israeli citizens, whether Arab or Jewish," the paper said.

    Khaleej Times : UAE News

  • Haaretz reports: "The order's language is both general and ambiguous, stipulating that the term infiltrator will also be applied to Palestinian residents of Jerusalem, citizens of countries with which Israel has friendly ties (such as the United States) and Israeli citizens, whether Arab or Jewish.

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

  • An infiltrator is more likely to find sympathizers and safe harbor in Hamburg than Dearborn.

    Matthew Yglesias » Weakness

  • We were all enthusiastically talking about Harriet the Spy until one student, an infiltrator from the psych. department, sputtered, "I can't believe you all are recommending children read this book about a sociopath."

    Archive 2007-09-01

  • The orders, which go into effect on Tuesday, were posted on an army website and allow for the deportation, in some cases in less than 72 hours, of an "infiltrator" -- defined as someone who does not hold an Israeli permit to reside in the West Bank.

    Reuters: Top News

  • Palestinians object to definition of 'infiltrator' -- CNN

    #39;s Big Feed

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