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Definition of "weakening" []

  • Present participle of weaken. (verb)
  • An instance or process of loss of strength (noun)
  • (mathematics) A structural principle of mathematical logic that states that the hypotheses of any derived fact may be freely extended with additional assumptions (noun)

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Use "weakening" in a sentence
  • "Qashqavi accused everyone working at the BBC, the Voice of America, and CNN are pursuing what he called the weakening of Iran's unity and seeking the disintegration of the country all because he said of ties to Israel and Zionism."
  • "Wayne Pacelle, president and chief executive of the Humane Society, criticized the department for what he described as weakening its policy by allowing some downer cows to be used as food."
  • "Yes disease was a factor in weakening the French and, yes, religion was a great motivator, but, in fact, the Haitians out thought and fought the French army."