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See also: Sabotage
- A deliberate action aimed at weakening an enemy through subversion, obstruction, disruption, and/or destruction.
- (military) An act or acts with intent to injure, interfere with, or obstruct the national defense of a country by willfully injuring or destroying, or attempting to injure or destroy, any national defense or war materiel, premises, or utilities, to include human and natural resources.
deliberate action of subversion, obstruction, disruption, destruction
act with intent to injure
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- to deliberately destroy or damage something in order to prevent it from being successful
- The railway line had been sabotaged by enemy commandos
deliberate destruction to prevent success
- ^ JP 1-02 Department of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms.
sabotage m (plural sabotages)
- "sabotage" in le Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).