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


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  • 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.


  • 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. - 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. - 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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