verb (used with object), de·sta·bi·lized, de·sta·bi·liz·ing.
to make unstable; rid of stabilizing attributes: conflicts that tend to destabilize world peace.
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Origin of destabilize
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(tr) to undermine or subvert (a government, economy, etc) so as to cause unrest or collapse
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