infiltrator


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in·fil·trate

 (ĭn-fĭl′trāt′, ĭn′fĭl-)
v. in·fil·trat·ed, in·fil·trat·ing, in·fil·trates
v.tr.
1.
a. To pass (troops, for example) surreptitiously into enemy-held territory.
b. To penetrate with hostile intent: infiltrate enemy lines; terrorists that had infiltrated the country.
2. To enter or take up positions in gradually or surreptitiously, as for purposes of espionage or takeover: infiltrated key government agencies with spies.
3. To cause (a liquid, for example) to permeate a substance by passing through its interstices or pores.
4. To permeate (a porous substance) with a liquid or gas.
v.intr.
To gain entrance gradually or surreptitiously.
n.
One that infiltrates, especially an abnormal substance that accumulates gradually in cells or body tissues.

in·fil′tra·tive (-trə-tĭv) adj.
in·fil′tra·tor n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.infiltrator - someone who takes up a position surreptitiously for the purpose of espionage
spy, undercover agent - (military) a secret agent hired by a state to obtain information about its enemies or by a business to obtain industrial secrets from competitors
2.infiltrator - an intruder (as troops) with hostile intent
interloper, intruder, trespasser - someone who intrudes on the privacy or property of another without permission
Translations

infiltrator

[ˈɪnfɪltreɪtəʳ] Ninfiltrado/a m/f

infiltrator

[ˈɪnfɪltreɪtər] n [organization] → agent m infiltré

infiltrator

n (Mil) → Eindringling m; (Pol) → Unterwanderer m; infiltrators (Mil) → Sickertruppe f
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