Meaning of subversive

sub•ver•sive

Pronunciation: (sub-vûr'siv), [key]
— adj.
  1. tending to subvert or advocating subversion, esp. in an attempt to overthrow or cause the destruction of an established or legally constituted government.
—n.
  1. a person who adopts subversive principles or policies.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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