American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. One who commits sabotage.
- n. A person who intentionally causes the destruction of property in order to hinder the efforts of his/her enemy.
- n. a member of a clandestine subversive organization who tries to help a potential invader
- n. someone who commits sabotage or deliberately causes wrecks
- From French saboteur. (Wiktionary)
- French, from saboter, to sabotage; see sabotage. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“If an American spy or saboteur is captured, he clearly gets worse treatment (and perhaps executed), although beatings are still not permitted.”
“And again — the notion of a spy or saboteur is part of that reason.”
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“So, if an American spy or saboteur is ever captured — particularly if they operated as real terrorists — I think it’s to be expected that the people who claim to care about human rights when America’s enemies are captured will only care that much less.”
“When the identity of the saboteur is revealed, O’Neill is faced with a horrifying truth and is forced into an unlikely alliance in order to fight for Earth’s future …”
“While the world has been fixated with a state-sanctioned land grab of commercial farms by veterans of the country’s liberation war, the Zimbabwe government has nailed what it believes to be the main saboteur of the country’s agricultural production — a vervet monkey.”
“She was the one that threw out the notion that the saboteur was a woman to “throw people off the sent”.”
“KSM should have been classified as a saboteur, a war criminal, and summarily executed.”
“RAY: Well, a saboteur is a kind of industrial terrorist.”
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