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EtymologyEdit

See subvert and -ive.

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  • IPA(key): /səbˈvɜɹsɪv/
  • Rhymes: -ɜɹsɪv
  • Hyphenation: sub‧ver‧sive

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subversive (comparative more subversive, superlative most subversive)

  1. Intending to subvert, overturn or undermine a government or authority.

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NounEdit

subversive (plural subversives)

  1. A radical supporter of political or social revolution.

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AdjectiveEdit

subversive

  1. feminine singular of subversif

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AdjectiveEdit

subversive

  1. inflected form of subversiv

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AdjectiveEdit

subversive

  1. absolute definite natural masculine form of subversiv.