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destabilize (v.)

also destabilise, "deprive of stability," 1928 in a chemistry and physics sense; earlier (1919) with reference to political systems, commercial markets, etc.; see de- + stabilize. Related: Destabilized; destabilizing.

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Definitions of destabilize

destabilize (v.)
become unstable;
The economy destabilized rapidly
Synonyms: destabilise
destabilize (v.)
make unstable;
Terrorism destabilized the government
Synonyms: destabilise
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