socavar translation | Spanish-English dictionary

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socavar

  
      vt  
1    (=minar)   to undermine
2    (=excavar)  
[persona]  
to dig under  
[agua]  
to hollow out
3    (=debilitar)   to sap, undermine
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
See also:

socava, socapar, socar, soca

'socavar' found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
exp.
socavar algo
(IDIOMS)
"socavar": examples and translations in context
No estoy intentando socavar tu posición. I... I'm not trying to undermine you.
Puede muy bien socavar mi capacidad para complacerte. It may very well undermine my ability to please you.
La Comisión desearía apoyar una interpretación amplia a fin de evitar socavar el principio de legalidad. The Commission would like to support a broad interpretation so as to avoid undermining the principle of legality.
Discúlpate con el hombre por socavar su autoridad. Apologize to the man for undermining his authority.
El Holocausto tiene un carácter universal concreto que no se puede negar ni socavar. The Holocaust has a specific universal character that cannot be denied or undermined.
Acabamos de socavar la seguridad alimentaria europea. We have just undermined European food security.
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