Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of undermine.

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Examples

  • They tried to define him as a Carter, a label undermined when health care reform passed.

    The Moderate Voice

  • I will keep looking for specific numbers but based on my knowledge of the field of meteorology in general I would not expect more than a thousand scientists world-wide are working on this topic and the number of those people whose work would be undermined is a fraction of that.

    Open Climate Science or Denial of Service attacks? | Serendipity

  • The report found, among other defects, that the Iraqi High Tribunal was undermined from the outset by Iraqi government actions that threatened the independence and perceived impartiality of the court.

    Iraq

  • They did not say the calls undermined civilian control of national security.

    From On High

  • Today on the House floor, Republican leaders once again undermined democracy, this time so that the Bush Administration can threaten our civil liberties.

    Oh so pure...

  • To use the word undermined in describing the horrendous civil rights abuse perpetrated on innocent people by the Toronto police force is deceitfulness worthy only of a politician.

    Thestar.com - Home Page

  • The Scotsman Tax debt recovery 'undermined' - 44 mins ago

    British Blogs

  • The rush of 5 “ 4 decisions at the end of the Court's term undermined the principled base of much of this carefully established doctrine.

    The Supreme Court Phalanx

  • Ford edged out Japan's Honda to claim first place among non-luxury brands, and Toyota fell to the middle of the pack after a series of recalls undermined its once-stellar rating.

    detnews.com - Autos Insider

  • As the council deliberated, China continued to protest, saying the potential presence of a U.S. aircraft carrier in the Yellow Sea "undermined" China's security.

    U.S.-South Korea Exercises Rile China

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