countermine :

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  • n  (military) a tunnel dug to defeat similar activities by the enemy
  • v  destroy property or hinder normal operations
  • v  destroy enemy mines with one's own mines
    We countermined the banks of the river

  • During the final siege of the city, the attackers burrowed beneath the walls in order to breach the Roman defenses; the Romans heard this and started digging a countermine to fend .

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