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Synonyms for adverse

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Synonyms for adverse

tending to discourage, retard, or make more difficult

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Synonyms for adverse

contrary to your interests or welfare

in an opposing direction


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In such an economic deterioration, the balance of trade and payments are adversely affected, which is putting adverse impacts on the overall economy of the country.
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BEIRUT: The head of the Chambers of Commerce Mohammad Choucair said Friday the recent political tensions that have swept Lebanon adversely affected the country's economy and reputation.
They claimed that the closure had adversely affected crops in the southern Sindh region.
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The reason for this is obviously financial, which is such a pity because other cultural events are adversely affected and this is damaging to communities throughout Wales.
A recent IRS letter ruling addressed whether a trust providing benefits to the former spouses of its participants will adversely affect the trust's exemption under IRC Section 501(c)(9).
Industry representatives said that the high cost of credit would affect growth in the nation adversely. Industry body FICCI's vice-president and HSBC's (LSE: HSBA) country head, Naina Lal Kidwai, said inflation and successive rate hikes have started to affect the industry.
* More than half (64 percent) believe that small business will be more adversely or far more adversely affected by the bill than larger companies.
There are several instances when the robustness of a process is adversely affected by flow or segregation problems that develop.
Sarah Carlson, Vice President of Moody's, told the AA that a looser fiscal stance would adversely affect Turkey's credit fundamentals not only because of the impact on debt and deficit metrics, but also because it makes problems such as external imbalances, private sector crowding out, and inflationary pressures harder to contain.
Summary: Hedge Fund performance was adversely impacted by the escalation of the Euro-centric sovereign bond crisis in May
Lastly, 41% of workers (ie 81 million) are exposed to factors that can adversely affect physical health and 28% (56 million) are exposed to factors that can adversely affect mental wellbeing.