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weaken

['wiːk(ə)n] брит. / амер.

гл.

  1. слабеть

  2. ослаблять

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weaken

['wiːkən]

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  1. ослаблять

  2. слабеть

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The shooting had been a deliberate attempt to weaken his immense power.
Стрельба была отчаянной попыткой ослабить его колоссальную силу.
Feehan, Christine / Dark PrinceФихан, Кристин / Темный принц
Темный принц
Фихан, Кристин
© 1999 by Christine Feehan
© Наумова Г., перевод на русский язык, 2010
© Издание на русском языке. ООО «Издательство «Эксмо». 2010
Dark Prince
Feehan, Christine
© 1999 by Christine Feehan
Marianne would not let her proceed;—and Elinor, satisfied that each felt their own error, wished to avoid any survey of the past that might weaken her sister's spirits; she, therefore, pursuing the first subject, immediately continued,
Марианна не позволила ей продолжать. Элинор, радуясь тому, что обе поняли свои ошибки, испугалась, как бы мысли о прошлом не поколебали твердости сестры, и поспешила вернуться к теме их разговора.
Austen, Jane / Sense and SensibilityОстин, Джейн / Чувство и чувствительность
Чувство и чувствительность
Остин, Джейн
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1988
Sense and Sensibility
Austen, Jane
© Cambridge University Press 2006
Mineral-oil-containing compounds, such as petroleum jelly, cooking oils, shortening, or lotions, can weaken latex
Смеси, содержащие минеральные масла, например, вазелин, кулинарные жиры и растительные масла, лосьоны, нарушают защитные свойства латекса.
© 2001-2006 EurasiaHealth Knowledge Network and American International Health Alliance
Not one blossom of his loveliness would ever fade. Not one pulse of his life would ever weaken.
Да, цвет его красоты не увянет, пульс жизни никогда не ослабнет.
Wilde, Oscar / The Picture of Dorian GrayУайльд, Оскар / Портрет Дориана Грея
Портрет Дориана Грея
Уайльд, Оскар
© Государственное издательство художественной литературы, 1960
The Picture of Dorian Gray
Wilde, Oscar
But such a change of front will not weaken the reactionary tendency of the article we have analysed; it will only prove that our author has no definite views.
Но такая перемена фронта не ослабит реакционного значения разобранной нами статьи и докажет только, что наш автор не имеет никаких определенных воззрений.
Плеханов, Г. В. / Наши разногласия. Письмо к П. Л. ЛавровуPlekhanov, G. V. / Our Differences. Letter to P. L. Lavrov
Our Differences. Letter to P. L. Lavrov
Plekhanov, G. V.
Наши разногласия. Письмо к П. Л. Лаврову
Плеханов, Г. В.
© Государственное издательство политической литературы, 1949 г.
Don't you ever weaken, Huck, and I won't."
Так смотри же, Гек, не подведи, а я-то уж не подведу.
Twain, Mark / The Adventures of Tom SawyerТвен, Марк / Приключения Тома Сойера
Приключения Тома Сойера
Твен, Марк
© «Государственное издательство художественной литературы», 1960
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Twain, Mark
© 1999 by Saddleback Publishing, Inc.
She never came into a family but she strove to bring misery with her and to weaken the most sacred affections with her wicked flattery and falsehoods.
Она во всякую семью, с которой соприкасалась, приносила несчастье, делала все, чтобы расшатать самые священные чувства своей преступной лестью и ложью.
Thackeray, William Makepeace / Vanity FairТеккерей, Уильям Мейкпис / Ярмарка тщеславия
Ярмарка тщеславия
Теккерей, Уильям Мейкпис
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1976
Vanity Fair
Thackeray, William Makepeace
© Wordsworth Editions Limited 2001
And yet, your article, my dear Pyotr Lavrovich, is more likely to maintain than to weaken the zeal of our revolutionary “bachelors”.
А между тем Ваша заметка, многоуважаемый Петр Лаврович, может скорее поддержать, чем ослабить рвение наших революционных «бакалавров».
Плеханов, Г. В. / Наши разногласия. Письмо к П. Л. ЛавровуPlekhanov, G. V. / Our Differences. Letter to P. L. Lavrov
Our Differences. Letter to P. L. Lavrov
Plekhanov, G. V.
Наши разногласия. Письмо к П. Л. Лаврову
Плеханов, Г. В.
© Государственное издательство политической литературы, 1949 г.
Still we'd better keep to the children, though it does weaken my case.
Тем не выгоднее для меня, разумеется.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / The brothers KaramazovДостоевский, Фёдор / Братья Карамазовы
Братья Карамазовы
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1988
The brothers Karamazov
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
how art thou cut down to the ground which didst weaken the nations!'
Как разбился о землю, попиравший народы?»
Haggard, Henry Rider / Montezuma's DaughterХаггард, Генри Райдер / Дочь Монтесумы
Дочь Монтесумы
Хаггард, Генри Райдер
© Издательство "Мысль", 1964
Montezuma's Daughter
Haggard, Henry Rider
© 2007 BiblioBazaar
Replication and cascading needs to strengthen, not weaken, the forces of change and its impact.
Повторение и распространение необходимы для усиления, а не ослабления сил преобразований и их влияния.
Mirvis, Philip,Ayas, Karen,Roth, George / To the Desert and Back. The Story of One of the Most Dramatic Business Transformations on RecordМирвис, Филип,Аяс, Карен,Рот, Джордж / В пустыню и обратно. История самого грандиозного корпоративного тренинга
В пустыню и обратно. История самого грандиозного корпоративного тренинга
Мирвис, Филип,Аяс, Карен,Рот, Джордж
© 2003, by Philip Mirvis, Karen Ayas and George Roth
© Издание на русском языке, перевод, оформление ООО "Альпина Бизнес Букс", 2006
© перевод с английского И.Окуньковой
To the Desert and Back. The Story of One of the Most Dramatic Business Transformations on Record
Mirvis, Philip,Ayas, Karen,Roth, George
© 2003, by Philip Mirvis, Karen Ayas and George Roth
Some creams that are used for the treatment of thrush can weaken latex condoms, contraceptive diaphragms and caps.
Некоторые кремы, используемые при лечении молочницы, могут ослабить действие латексных презервативов, противозачаточных диаграмм и колпачков.
© NHS Health Scotland, 2009
© NHS Health Scotland, 2009
Old barriers weaken, old walls crumble.
Старые барьеры слабеют, поддаются, старые стены рушатся.
Jordan, Robert / The Eye of the WorldДжордан, Роберт / Око мира
Око мира
Джордан, Роберт
The Eye of the World
Jordan, Robert
© 1990 by Robert Jordan
Hence the question arises of how to weaken the characterizations of distributive lattices given in the last section so as to describe modular lattices.
Поэтому возникает вопрос, как надо ослабить характеризации дистрибутивных решеток, данные в предыдущем разделе, чтобы описать модулярные решетки.
Aigner, Martin / Combinatorial TheoryАйгнер, Мартин / Комбинаторная теория
Комбинаторная теория
Айгнер, Мартин
© 1979 by Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
© Перевод на русский язык, «Мир», 1982
Combinatorial Theory
Aigner, Martin
© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1997
However we shall not go over to a new norm in order not to weaken the analogy with the corresponding theories of classical mathematics.
Однако мы не будем переходить к новой норме, чтобы не ослаблять аналогии с соответствующими теориями классической математики.
Sanin, A. / Constructive real numbers and constructive function spacesШанин, А. / КОНСТРУКТИВНЫЕ ВЕЩЕСТВЕННЫЕ ЧИСЛА И КОНСТРУКТИВНЫЕ ФУНКЦИОНАЛЬНЫЕ ПРОСТРАНСТВА
КОНСТРУКТИВНЫЕ ВЕЩЕСТВЕННЫЕ ЧИСЛА И КОНСТРУКТИВНЫЕ ФУНКЦИОНАЛЬНЫЕ ПРОСТРАНСТВА
Шанин, А.
Constructive real numbers and constructive function spaces
Sanin, A.
© 1968 by the American Mathematical Society

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Public support of the highway program began to weaken. — Общественная поддержка программы строительства дорог стала ослабевать.

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weaken the market
снижать активность на рынке
rule of weakening
правило ослабления
topology weakening
ослабление топологии
weakened condition
ослабленное условие
weakened implication
ослабленная импликация
weakened regularizer
ослабленный регуляризатор
weakened strict exploration
ослабленная строгая экспортация
weakened topology
ослабленная топология
weakened virus
ослабленный вирус
weakening of demand
ослабление спроса
be weakened
сдавать
marked weakening
заметное снижение
weakening of responsibility
снижение ответственности
weakening of the market
снижение активности на рынке
weakening prices
снижающиеся цены

Word forms

weaken

verb
Basic forms
Pastweakened
Imperativeweaken
Present Participle (Participle I)weakening
Past Participle (Participle II)weakened
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I weakenwe weaken
you weakenyou weaken
he/she/it weakensthey weaken
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am weakeningwe are weakening
you are weakeningyou are weakening
he/she/it is weakeningthey are weakening
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have weakenedwe have weakened
you have weakenedyou have weakened
he/she/it has weakenedthey have weakened
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been weakeningwe have been weakening
you have been weakeningyou have been weakening
he/she/it has been weakeningthey have been weakening
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I weakenedwe weakened
you weakenedyou weakened
he/she/it weakenedthey weakened
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was weakeningwe were weakening
you were weakeningyou were weakening
he/she/it was weakeningthey were weakening
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had weakenedwe had weakened
you had weakenedyou had weakened
he/she/it had weakenedthey had weakened
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been weakeningwe had been weakening
you had been weakeningyou had been weakening
he/she/it had been weakeningthey had been weakening
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will weakenwe shall/will weaken
you will weakenyou will weaken
he/she/it will weakenthey will weaken
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be weakeningwe shall/will be weakening
you will be weakeningyou will be weakening
he/she/it will be weakeningthey will be weakening
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have weakenedwe shall/will have weakened
you will have weakenedyou will have weakened
he/she/it will have weakenedthey will have weakened
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been weakeningwe shall/will have been weakening
you will have been weakeningyou will have been weakening
he/she/it will have been weakeningthey will have been weakening
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would weakenwe should/would weaken
you would weakenyou would weaken
he/she/it would weakenthey would weaken
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be weakeningwe should/would be weakening
you would be weakeningyou would be weakening
he/she/it would be weakeningthey would be weakening
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have weakenedwe should/would have weakened
you would have weakenedyou would have weakened
he/she/it would have weakenedthey would have weakened
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been weakeningwe should/would have been weakening
you would have been weakeningyou would have been weakening
he/she/it would have been weakeningthey would have been weakening
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am weakenedwe are weakened
you are weakenedyou are weakened
he/she/it is weakenedthey are weakened
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being weakenedwe are being weakened
you are being weakenedyou are being weakened
he/she/it is being weakenedthey are being weakened
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been weakenedwe have been weakened
you have been weakenedyou have been weakened
he/she/it has been weakenedthey have been weakened
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was weakenedwe were weakened
you were weakenedyou were weakened
he/she/it was weakenedthey were weakened
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being weakenedwe were being weakened
you were being weakenedyou were being weakened
he/she/it was being weakenedthey were being weakened
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been weakenedwe had been weakened
you had been weakenedyou had been weakened
he/she/it had been weakenedthey had been weakened
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be weakenedwe shall/will be weakened
you will be weakenedyou will be weakened
he/she/it will be weakenedthey will be weakened
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been weakenedwe shall/will have been weakened
you will have been weakenedyou will have been weakened
he/she/it will have been weakenedthey will have been weakened