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Definition of subversive adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

subversive

 adjective
adjective
NAmE//səbˈvərsɪv//
 
 
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trying or likely to destroy or damage a government or political system by attacking it secretly or indirectly subversive activities
subversive noun
 
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He was a known political subversive.
subversively
 
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adverb
subversiveness
 
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noun [uncountable]