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Synonyms for drag down

exert a force with a heavy weight

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Exports drag down manufacturing figures GROWTH among smaller and medium-sized (SME) manufacturers remained positive in the three months to July, but exports dragged down overall performance, according the latest CBI SME Trends Survey.
Global Banking News-January 31, 2013--Fall in investment banking fees drag down Nomura profits(C)2013 ENPublishing - http://www.
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Energy price deflation will continue to drag down headline inflation until November by an average of -1.
The housing market remains in the doldrums while oil prices stay on a high plateau, prompting investors to believe higher energy costs will drag down corporate earnings.
Any real attempt to regulate greenhouse gases would only raise the price of gasoline further and drag down the state's economy.
Mercer gives simple and effective advice to help you rid your company of the complaining, blaming crybabies that drag down productivity.