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undermine

[ˌʌndə'maɪn] брит. / амер.

гл.

  1. делать подкоп, подкапывать

  2. минировать; взрывать, подрывать

  3. подрывать, расшатывать, разрушать, подтачивать

  4. подмывать, размывать (берег)

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Were Russia isolated from the economic and political influences of West European life, it would be difficult to foresee when history would undermine at last the economic foundation of the Russian political set-up.
Будь Россия изолирована от экономических и политических влияний западноевропейской жизни, — трудно было бы и предвидеть, когда история подкопает, наконец, экономический фундамент ее политического устройства.
Плеханов, Г. В. / Наши разногласия. Письмо к П. Л. ЛавровуPlekhanov, G. V. / Our Differences. Letter to P. L. Lavrov
Our Differences. Letter to P. L. Lavrov
Plekhanov, G. V.
Наши разногласия. Письмо к П. Л. Лаврову
Плеханов, Г. В.
© Государственное издательство политической литературы, 1949 г.
They announced that party leaders would be held personally responsible for actions or behaviour of their supporters which might undermine the peace process in Sierra Leone and delay the return to stability In the country.
Они объявили, что лидеры сторон будут нести личную ответственность за действия или поведение своих сторонников, которые могут подрывать мирный процесс в Сьерра-Леоне и препятствовать восстановлению стабильности в этой стране.
© Организация Объединенных Наций, 2010 год
© United Nations 2010
How the same handicraft industry, when it reaches a certain degree of development, tends to undermine agriculture can be seen from the example of starch and treacle production.
Каким образом тот же кустарный промысел, дойдя до известной степени развития, стремится подорвать земледелие, — видно из примера крахмально-паточного производства.
Плеханов, Г. В. / Наши разногласия. Письмо к П. Л. ЛавровуPlekhanov, G. V. / Our Differences. Letter to P. L. Lavrov
Our Differences. Letter to P. L. Lavrov
Plekhanov, G. V.
Наши разногласия. Письмо к П. Л. Лаврову
Плеханов, Г. В.
© Государственное издательство политической литературы, 1949 г.
Man, setting down before you, will undermine you and blow you up.
Мужчина укрепится, подведет под вас мину - и вы взлетите на воздух.
Shakespeare, William / Alls Wel that ends WellШекспир, Вильям / Все хорошо, что хорошо кончается
Все хорошо, что хорошо кончается
Шекспир, Вильям
© Издательство "ACADEMIA", 1937
Alls Wel that ends Well
Shakespeare, William
© Susan Snyder 1993
Its continued deadlock would undermine further whatever credibility the Conference on Disarmament may still have as the single multilateral negotiating forum on disarmament.
Затягивание такой ситуации еще более подорвет остатки авторитета, которым пока еще пользуется Конференция по разоружению в качестве единственного многостороннего форума для переговоров по разоружению.
© Организация Объединенных Наций, 2010 год
© United Nations 2010
So attempts to undermine the UN authority, moreover often politically motivated attempts, are inadmissible.
Поэтому попытки подорвать авторитет ООН, причем зачастую искусственно подогретые, недопустимы.
© eer.ru 2004 - 2008
Oil is traded weaker affected by gloomy sentiments from Europe which undermine fundamental forecasts and weigh on currency market performance.
Стоимость нефти также снизилась под влиянием пессимистичных новостей из Европы, которые подрывают фундаментальные прогнозы и определяют динамику на валютных рынках.
© 2009-2010
© 2009-2010
Reviving old controversies would only SO' e to undermine the gains made by the reduction in East-West tensions.
Возрождая былые противоречия, можно лишь поставить под удар завоевания, являющиеся результатом уменьшения напряженности между Востоком и Западом.
© Организация Объединенных Наций, 2010 год
© United Nations 2010
Such shock-like influences on the economy may have a negative effect on expectations and undermine confidence in the policy pursued by the Bank of Russia.
Такие шоковые воздействия на экономику могут негативно повлиять на ожидания и снизить доверие к проводимой Банком России политике.
© 2000-2010 Банк России
Whatever its cause, the manifest phenomenon of Zeitgeist progression is more than enough to undermine the claim that we need God in order to be good, or to decide what is good.
Чем бы ни вызывались наблюдаемые положительные изменения Zeitgeist, сам факт их существования более чем убедительно показывает несостоятельность аргумента, что без бога мы не сумели бы творить добро и отличать добро от зла.
Dawkins, Richard / The God DelusionДокинз, Ричард / Бог как иллюзия
Бог как иллюзия
Докинз, Ричард
© 2006 by Richard Dawkins
© H. Смелкова, перевод на русский язык, 2008
© ООО "Издательская Группа Аттикус", 2008
The God Delusion
Dawkins, Richard
© Richard Dawkins 2006
They understand the epoch-making and revolutionary significance of the modern proletariat and they want to undermine that significance with their palliatives and to impose on the workers Rodbertus’ motto: “monarchisch, national, sozial.”
Они понимают всемирно-историческое, революционное значение современного пролетариата, и хотят подорвать это значение своими паллиативами, навязать рабочим девиз Родбертуса — «monarchisch, national, sozial».
Плеханов, Г. В. / Наши разногласия. Письмо к П. Л. ЛавровуPlekhanov, G. V. / Our Differences. Letter to P. L. Lavrov
Our Differences. Letter to P. L. Lavrov
Plekhanov, G. V.
Наши разногласия. Письмо к П. Л. Лаврову
Плеханов, Г. В.
© Государственное издательство политической литературы, 1949 г.
Continued violence would undermine what has been achieved by the humanitarian operation to date.
Продолжение насилия свело бы на нет все то, что было достигнуто на сегодняшний день в результате проведения гуманитарной операции.
© Организация Объединенных Наций, 2010 год
© United Nations 2010
Calls for abstaining from using the universality of human rights as a pretext to interfere in the states' internal affairs and undermine their national sovereignty.
призывает воздерживаться от использования универсальности прав человека в качестве предлога для вмешательства во внутренние дела государств и нарушения их национального суверенитета;
© Организация Объединенных Наций, 2010 год
© United Nations 2010
Otherwise, we see Kalina's free-float to be deteriorated after the reduction of share capital, which may undermine the company stocks liquidity.
В противном случае, число акций Калины в свободном обращении может уменьшиться, что может означать ухудшение ликвидности ее бумаг.
© 2009-2010
© 2009-2010
But I kept him in the weather bureau right along, to undermine his reputation.
Тем не менее я оставил его в бюро предсказаний погоды, – я хотел подорвать его репутацию.
Twain, Mark / A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's CourtТвен, Марк / Янки из Коннектикута при дворе короля Артура
Янки из Коннектикута при дворе короля Артура
Твен, Марк
© Н. Чуковский. Наследники. 2010
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
Twain, Mark
© 2009 by Seven Treasures Publications

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ˌʌndə'maɪnVerbделать подкоп; подкапывать

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Collocations

undermine the unity
подрывать единство
attempt to undermine
подкоп
to undermine smb's authority
подрывать авторитет
undermining ulcer
хроническая язва кожи
undermining pitting
подповерхностная коррозия
undermining of smb's authority
подрыв авторитета
undermining of confidence
подрыв доверия
be undermined
подрываться
be shattered / impaired / undermined
расшатываться
be undermined
расшатываться
undermining ulcer
хроническая язва кожи с нависающими краями

Word forms

undermine

verb
Basic forms
Pastundermined
Imperativeundermine
Present Participle (Participle I)undermining
Past Participle (Participle II)undermined
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I underminewe undermine
you undermineyou undermine
he/she/it underminesthey undermine
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am underminingwe are undermining
you are underminingyou are undermining
he/she/it is underminingthey are undermining
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have underminedwe have undermined
you have underminedyou have undermined
he/she/it has underminedthey have undermined
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been underminingwe have been undermining
you have been underminingyou have been undermining
he/she/it has been underminingthey have been undermining
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I underminedwe undermined
you underminedyou undermined
he/she/it underminedthey undermined
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was underminingwe were undermining
you were underminingyou were undermining
he/she/it was underminingthey were undermining
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had underminedwe had undermined
you had underminedyou had undermined
he/she/it had underminedthey had undermined
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been underminingwe had been undermining
you had been underminingyou had been undermining
he/she/it had been underminingthey had been undermining
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will underminewe shall/will undermine
you will undermineyou will undermine
he/she/it will underminethey will undermine
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be underminingwe shall/will be undermining
you will be underminingyou will be undermining
he/she/it will be underminingthey will be undermining
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have underminedwe shall/will have undermined
you will have underminedyou will have undermined
he/she/it will have underminedthey will have undermined
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been underminingwe shall/will have been undermining
you will have been underminingyou will have been undermining
he/she/it will have been underminingthey will have been undermining
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would underminewe should/would undermine
you would undermineyou would undermine
he/she/it would underminethey would undermine
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be underminingwe should/would be undermining
you would be underminingyou would be undermining
he/she/it would be underminingthey would be undermining
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have underminedwe should/would have undermined
you would have underminedyou would have undermined
he/she/it would have underminedthey would have undermined
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been underminingwe should/would have been undermining
you would have been underminingyou would have been undermining
he/she/it would have been underminingthey would have been undermining
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am underminedwe are undermined
you are underminedyou are undermined
he/she/it is underminedthey are undermined
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being underminedwe are being undermined
you are being underminedyou are being undermined
he/she/it is being underminedthey are being undermined
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been underminedwe have been undermined
you have been underminedyou have been undermined
he/she/it has been underminedthey have been undermined
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was underminedwe were undermined
you were underminedyou were undermined
he/she/it was underminedthey were undermined
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being underminedwe were being undermined
you were being underminedyou were being undermined
he/she/it was being underminedthey were being undermined
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been underminedwe had been undermined
you had been underminedyou had been undermined
he/she/it had been underminedthey had been undermined
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be underminedwe shall/will be undermined
you will be underminedyou will be undermined
he/she/it will be underminedthey will be undermined
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been underminedwe shall/will have been undermined
you will have been underminedyou will have been undermined
he/she/it will have been underminedthey will have been undermined