subversive activity

subversive activity
index bad faith, disloyalty, espionage

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  • subversive activity — Anyone lending aid, comfort, and moral support to individuals, groups, or organizations that advocate the overthrow of incumbent governments by force and violence is subversive and is engaged in subversive activity. All willful acts that are… …   Military dictionary

  • subversive activity — noun the act of subverting; as overthrowing or destroying a legally constituted government • Syn: ↑subversion • Derivationally related forms: ↑subvert (for: ↑subversion) • Hypernyms: ↑overthrow …   Useful english dictionary

  • activity — n. 1) to engage in, participate in, take part in an activity (all students take part in extracurricular activities) 2) to resume one s activities 3) to break off, terminate an activity 4) to curb; paralyze activity (business activity was… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • activity — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ frantic, frenetic, heightened, increased, intense ▪ The scene was one of frenetic activity. ▪ criminal, illegal …   Collocations dictionary

  • subversive — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ dangerous ▪ alleged, suspected {{Roman}}II.{{/Roman}} adj. VERBS ▪ be ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • subversive — adj. & n. adj. (of a person, organization, activity, etc.) seeking to subvert (esp. a government). n. a subversive person; a revolutionary. Derivatives: subversion n. subversively adv. subversiveness n. Etymology: med.L subversivus (as SUBVERT) …   Useful english dictionary

  • international relations — a branch of political science dealing with the relations between nations. [1970 75] * * * Study of the relations of states with each other and with international organizations and certain subnational entities (e.g., bureaucracies and political… …   Universalium

  • Neil Postman — Born March 8, 1931(1931 03 08) New York City Died October 5, 2003(2003 10 05) (aged 72) New York City Occupation writer, professor Neil Postman (March 8, 1931 – October 5, 2003) was an …   Wikipedia

  • Inquiry education — (sometimes known as the inquiry method) is a student centered method of education focused on asking questions. Students are encouraged to ask questions which are meaningful to them, and which do not necessarily have easy answers; teachers are… …   Wikipedia

  • Subversion (politics) — Subversion refers to an attempt to overthrow structures of authority, including the state. It is an overturning or uprooting. The word is present in all languages of Latin origin, originally applying to such diverse events as the military defeat… …   Wikipedia