- the act of reducing the strength of something
- becoming weaker
- moderating by making pain or sorrow weaker
- causing debilitation
- Tom is weakening.
- This financial situation is weakening the company's potential.
- The downward correction of house prices has dampened domestic demand, weakening private consumption and construction activity.
- Demand continues to be favourable, although some weakening is to be expected in 2008/2009.
- Demand remains healthy, although a slight weakening is expected in 2008-09.
- GDP growth slowed somewhat in 2008 to just below 3 %, mainly due to weakening external demand.
- The above return indicators show a clear weakening of the financial situation of the companies during the period considered.
- The Commission considers therefore that, despite weakening the company, the compensatory measures will not prevent a restoration of viability.
- This was due to weakening external demand and subdued domestic demand largely related to high inflation and the impact of the financial crisis.
- The situation was aggravated by strong pressure on prices due to the weakening of the US dollar exchange rate, which made producers outside the euro area more competitive.
- in the area of the photograph the security design background and photograph shall overlap on at least the border of the photograph (weakening pattern).
- In this way it may create moral hazard within the banking system while weakening the incentives of the non-beneficiaries to compete, invest and innovate.
- The sectors initially most affected by job losses were financial services and construction but the effects on employment are broader with weakening labour demand being widespread.
- The current disparities also lead to a weakening of the substantive law on intellectual property and to a fragmentation of the internal market in this field.
- in the area of the photograph the security design background and photograph should overlap on at least its border (weakening pattern).