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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
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socava, socar, socapar, soca

'socavar' found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
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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.
Además, este criterio responde con eficacia a una necesidad de práctica sin socavar los créditos garantizados ni crear complicaciones innecesarias. In addition, this approach effectively addresses a need of practice without undermining secured credit or creating unnecessary complications.
Mientras tanto, hemos observado la creciente tendencia a socavar el multilateralismo y los compromisos jurídicos multilaterales. Meanwhile, we have witnessed the growing trend towards undermining multilateralism and multilateral legal commitments.
Proceder de cualquier otra forma podría muy bien socavar el prestigio de la Organización. Acting in any other way could well erode the credibility of the Organization.
Seguimos defendiendo los objetivos del Estatuto y nos preocupa cualquier medida que pueda socavar su integridad. We continue to uphold the objectives of the Statute and are concerned by any measure that would erode its integrity.
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