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  • noun Plural form of saboteur.

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Examples

  • The failure of the windmill to generate the expected creature comforts and subsequent search for saboteurs is probably a reference to accusations and a show trial against British engineers who were working on electrification projects in the USSR.

    Background information for George Orwell's Animal Farm

  • It says it has sent the military into restive cities and towns on appeals from residents to chase out what Mr. Assad has called "saboteurs."

    Syria Revolt Fueled by Roof Fires and Tweets

  • No one ever called saboteurs Terrorists; they properly called them saboteurs (That's what they were then and that is what they are now, except most Americans then were not neurotic cowards-pussycats, as many are now.)

    The Greatest Threat to World Peace And Freedom: Who Really Enabled the Neo-con Successes! Part II.

  • According to British newspaper reports, the target of the saboteurs was a prized Doberman named Kerry (ph).

    CNN Transcript Mar 10, 2004

  • But in this instance, where somebody has been declared an enemy combatant, I want to draw your attention -- and I'm going to be belligerent -- I want to draw your attention to the underlying Supreme Court case which took place in 1942 involving U.S. citizens who were Nazi saboteurs, which is the precedent for the action that was taken.

    CNN Transcript Jun 12, 2002

  • Any infringement on the inviolability of this air bridge would open the way to Communist interference, under the guise, for example, of preventing the movement of saboteurs, that is, those who believe in free elections; or of revanchists, those who refuse to acknowledge Herr Ulbricht as the head of all Germany.

    Germany: The Anatomy of a Crisis

  • And many women, many mothers lost their children in the explosion here, and many families had to experience the horror of seeing their children wounded by a shot in the schools, or in the shops, and the terrorists and the saboteurs are the enemies of society.

    FIRST ANNIVERSARY OF THE LA COUBRE DISASTER

  • Following an emergency meeting Tuesday, Prime Minister Steingrimur Hermannsson called the saboteurs "terrorists" and said that all efforts will be made to prosecute the "people responsible for this inhuman act."

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

  • Following an emergency meeting Tuesday, Prime Minister Steingrimur Hermannsson called the saboteurs "terrorists" and said that all efforts will be made to prosecute the "people responsible for this inhuman act."

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

  • Elvis Ankrah dares Bagbin to name saboteurs in government

    WN.com - Business News

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