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Synonyms for weaken

to lessen or deplete the nerve, energy, or strength of

to lessen the strength of by or as if by admixture

to moderate or change a position or course of action as a result of pressure

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Yet given that failed economic policy led to this particular market-driven interest-rate hike, it is not clear whether the yen would strengthen or weaken.
The pro-226 forces wanted to weaken unions, which give overwhelmingly to Democrats, in order to bolster Republican candidates.
However, in June the vice foreign trade minister, Sun Zhenyu, stated if the yen continues to weaken, China would be under greater pressure to devalue.
The Brazil central bank has intervened in the markets to weaken the real that was picking up value.
The new discovery suggests that the field must weaken before switching polarity -- an idea that scientists had proposed previously but had found little data to support.
Finally, Kemper has continued exposure to potential adverse loss reserve development, ability to collect reinsurance recoverables from providers in a customary manner following its announced run-off and capitalization further weakens when considering currently identified additional capital commitments of LMC.
Global Banking News-August 12, 2014--Ukraine central bank could opt for regulation as currency weakens
Paying attention to a feature embedded within a moving pattern markedly weakens motion reversals, reports Avi Chaudhuri of the salk Institute in La Jolla, Calif.
An abdominal aortic aneurysm is a bulge in the wall of an artery, which is almost always caused by cellular changes due to arteriosclerosis - a buildup of plaque on the inside of the artery that damages and weakens it.
Global Banking News-May 6, 2013--Indian currency weakens following central bank's policy decision(C)2013 ENPublishing - http://www.
Scientists disagree over many details, including why the magnetic field sometimes weakens and then switches direction.
The downgrade reflects the significant addition to the company's debt burden, which further weakens its credit profile as well as somewhat weaker than anticipated year-end results.
Global Banking News-May 6, 2013--Shekel weakens after central bank purchases dollars(C)2013 ENPublishing - http://www.
Global Banking News-February 5, 2013--Romanian currency weakens after central bank lifts repo cap(C)2013 ENPublishing - http://www.
The demerger further weakens BAT's financial profile shortly after the company's debt-financed acquisition of Cigareras La Modernas in Mexico for UK1.