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

to damage, destroy, or defeat by sabotage

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destroy property or hinder normal operations

hollow out as if making a cave or opening

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The head of the German central bank has said that virtual tokens pegged to official currencies, also known as stablecoins, could undermine banks, according to Reuters.
The Party of Democratic Action (SDA) rejects the allegations expressed yesterday by OHR and OSCE in their statements saying that an appeal calling for the elimination of discrimination in the name itself, as well as systematic discrimination in the entity of Republika Srpska, 'is irresponsible and counterproductive and that it further undermines trust among the constituent peoples and their political representatives," and that we are using "inflammatory language'.
The leaders among them MPs Didmus Barasa (Kimilili), Bernard Shinali (Ikolomani), Charles Gimose (Hamisi) and former MP Bonny Khalwale called for respect among leaders, saying the March 9 handshake should not be used to abuse or undermine other leaders.
This year, during campaigning for midterm elections, some Democrats again charged that Republicans were trying to undermine the electoral system by suppressing the vote in key races.
'PTI government, which is trying to undermine Pakistan-China strategic partnership, by speaking in the voice of our enemies on CPEC!
"As the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has recently noted, such schemes are hugely vulnerable to abuse and undermine the fight against corruption in our member states," she said.
The provincial police chief complained about what he called unfair criticism about performance of the police force and feared that it might undermine the police morale.
BAHRAIN has been under an intensive campaign to undermine its progress and national unity but the government has managed to end numerous conspiracies against it, said Information Affairs Minister Ali Al Rumaihi.
Martires, for his part, believed that his testifying at the hearing was not to undermine the judiciary.
NNA - Prime Minister, Tammam Salam, said that the Maqassed Philanthropic Association forms the bastion of coexistence, loving and openness, remaining resilient in the face of extremism and all concocted plots to undermine Islam and Muslims.
Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) sanctioned Libyan Speaker and President of the House of Representatives (HoR) Agila Saleh Issa (Issa) pursuant to Executive Order (E.O.) 13726, which imposes sanctions against individuals or entities that, among other things, threaten the peace, security, or stability of Libya or obstruct or undermine the Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA).
First from the inside, party fellows start to undermine the "revolution" as the revolution undermines its supporters.
"At that meeting it was made clear, not just by me but others, that taking this issue to court would undermine what the Department of Justice is doing in the public consultation.
Also, 73% of 3 dimensions respondents interacting with customers through the next three undermine the distinctive and special as one of the most important aspects of social undermining and has been linked to the amount of the relevant situation.
It really gets to me when there is a campaign to undermine the NHS.