saboteur


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sab·o·teur

 (săb′ə-tûr′)
n.
One who commits sabotage.

[French, from saboter, to sabotage; see sabotage.]

saboteur

(ˌsæbəˈtɜː)
n
a person who commits sabotage
[C20: from French; see sabotage]

sab•o•teur

(ˌsæb əˈtɜr)

n.
a person who commits sabotage.
[1920–25; < French, =sabot(er) to botch (see sabotage) + -eur -eur]

saboteur

One who commits sabotage. See also antiterrorism; countersabotage; sabotage.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.saboteur - someone who commits sabotage or deliberately causes wreckssaboteur - someone who commits sabotage or deliberately causes wrecks
ruiner, uprooter, waster, destroyer, undoer - a person who destroys or ruins or lays waste to; "a destroyer of the environment"; "jealousy was his undoer"; "uprooters of gravestones"
sleeper - a spy or saboteur or terrorist planted in an enemy country who lives there as a law-abiding citizen until activated by a prearranged signal
2.saboteur - a member of a clandestine subversive organization who tries to help a potential invader
fifth column, Trojan horse - a subversive group that supports the enemy and engages in espionage or sabotage; an enemy in your midst
traitor, treasonist - someone who betrays his country by committing treason

saboteur

noun demonstrator, rebel, dissident, hooligan, vandal, delinquent, dissenter, agitator, protest marcher The saboteurs had planned to bomb buses and offices.
Translations
مُخَرِّب، مَن يَقوم بِعَمَلٍ تَخْريبي
-kasabotér
sabotør
szabotáló
skemmdarverkamaîur
sabotér
sabotajcı

saboteur

[ˌsæbəˈtɜːʳ] Nsaboteador(a) m/f

saboteur

[ˌsæbəˈtɜːr] nsaboteur/euse m/f hunt saboteur

saboteur

nSaboteur(in) m(f)

saboteur

[ˌsæbəˈtɜːʳ] nsabotatore/trice

sabotage

(ˈsӕbətaːʒ) noun
the deliberate destruction in secret of machinery, bridges, equipment etc, by eg enemies in wartime, dissatisfied workers etc.
verb
to destroy, damage or cause to fail by sabotage.
ˌsaboˈteur (-ˈtəː) noun
a person who sabotages. The soldiers shot the three saboteurs.
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