[ UK /sˈæbətˌɑːʒ/ ]
[ US /ˈsæbəˌtɑʒ/ ]
  1. destroy property or hinder normal operations
    The Resistance sabotaged railroad operations during the war
  1. a deliberate act of destruction or disruption in which equipment is damaged
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How To Use sabotage In A Sentence

  • The opposition boycotted and sabotaged an election in February which they would certainly have lost again. Times, Sunday Times
  • A shame since it includes the weapons, sabotage devices and other inventions which undoubtedly frustrated the German forces.
  • Now that the partisans were well organized in the Province of Parma they committed many acts of sabotage.
  • The Sana news agency quoted an unnamed official as expressing "regret" that Arab states had "completely ignored facts on the killing and sabotage committed by armed terrorist groups".
  • Those who know that one meaning of sabot is “a wooden shoe” will probably admire desabotage, from Bill Parks, of Covington, Va. Word Fugitives
  • The ministry's initial mandate was limited to internal security-the suppression of political dissent, counter-espionage, and sabotage.
  • After Colleen claims that Joy tried to sabotage her chances of winning, the meeting turns into bedlam (much to everyone's amusement).
  • Demoralize the enemy from within by surprise, terror, sabotage, assassination. This is the war of the future. Adolf Hitler 
  • None of these accusations however has been proven and some within Bulgaria believe that they were generated as acts of business sabotage by weapons companies from other countries.
  • In 1963, Sisulu was tried with Mandela and other activists for planning acts of sabotage and revolution.
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