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1    (=minar)   to undermine
2    (=excavar)  
to dig under  
to hollow out
3    (=debilitar)   to sap, undermine
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socava, socapar, socar, soca

'socavar' found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
socavar algo
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"socavar": examples and translations in context
Sería pues inapropiado socavar un tratado internacional de aceptación tan universal. It would indeed be inappropriate to undermine such a universally accepted international treaty.
Puede muy bien socavar mi capacidad para complacerte. It may very well undermine my ability to please you.
Consideramos que ello puede lograrse sin socavar los principios de la Convención. We believe that this can be done without undermining the Convention.
Las realidades contemporáneas exigen que la Naciones Unidas lleven a cabo una transformación fundamental sin socavar sus principios y objetivos constitutivos. Contemporary realities dictate that the United Nations must undergo a fundamental transformation without undermining its founding principles and objectives.
Los llamados a la guerra de Azerbaiyán no hacen sino socavar el proceso de paz. Azerbaijan's calls for war merely undermined the peace process.
Acabamos de socavar la seguridad alimentaria europea. We have just undermined European food security.
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