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Synonyms for dampen

Synonyms for dampen

to make moist

to decrease or dull the sound of

Synonyms for dampen

deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping

reduce the amplitude (of oscillations or waves)

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make vague or obscure or make (an image) less visible

check

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lessen in force or effect

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This shift dampens employment needs, because e-tailing permits ordering and servicing without order clerks, sales and related workers, or customer service representatives (estimated at 30 percent for all three occupations in 1998).
E-business dampens employment needs in this industry.
By permitting the sale of routine personal insurance (including auto, homeowner, health, and term life insurance), as well as less complex commercial insurance, without the need for insurance sales agents and brokers (15 percent of industry employment, as well as 114,000 self-employed), e-business dampens employment needs in this industry.
E-business dampens employment needs in this industry by permitting partial self-service as customers obtain information about neighborhoods, properties, and financing online and then use sales workers to visit properties and complete transactions.
E-business dampens output and employment in this industry.
E-business both dampens and stimulates output and employment needs in this industry.
E-tailing both stimulates and dampens output and employment needs in this industry.
E-banking dampens employment needs in depository institutions by automating or making self-service functions handled by administrative support workers (66 percent), including tellers, new-account clerks, loan and credit clerks, and general office clerks, and, to some extent, by managers (25 percent), but stimulates the need for customer service representatives (2 percent).
Furthermore, e-business automation and self-service dampen the need for these workers in brick-and-mortar activities.
E-business activities are expected to dampen employment requirements for marketing and sales occupations.
11) These same e-business systems also dampen requirements for purchasing managers, purchasing agents, and wholesale and retail buyers.
E-business should dampen employment needs in this industry.
E-business could dampen retail store and office construction as more transactions are conducted online.
E-business could dampen employment in this industry.
E-business could dampen employment needs in the publishing industry.