1. loss of physical strength
⇒ weakening of the muscles of the hand and shoulder
2. finance reduction in value
⇒ The Treasury Secretary said that while he continues to support a strong dollar, weakening
of the currency helps U. S. exports.
⇒ Any talk of weakening of resolve, of commitment, will only encourage a repetition
of this kind of behavior.
4. causing weakness
⇒ But this weakening effect on the immune system is short-lived and there is no evidence
of lasting disease or an increased risk of illness.
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