Etymology
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subversion (n.)

late 14c., "physical destruction, demolition, ruination; overthrow of a system or law," from Old French subversion "downfall, overthrow" (12c.), from Late Latin subversionem (nominative subversio) "an overthrow, ruin, destruction," noun of action from past participle stem of subvertere (see subvert).

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Definitions of subversion

subversion (n.)
destroying someone's (or some group's) honesty or loyalty; undermining moral integrity;
the big city's subversion of rural innocence
Synonyms: corruption
subversion (n.)
the act of subverting; as overthrowing or destroying a legally constituted government;
Synonyms: subversive activity
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