Translation of weaken in French:


Pronunciation: /ˈwiːkən/


  • 1 (through illness, damage) affaiblir [person, heart, structure]; diminuer [resistance]; rendre [qch] moins solide [joint, bank, wall]
  • 2 (undermine) nuire à l'autorité de [government, president]; affaiblir [team, company, authority, defence]; amoindrir [argument, power]; nuire à [morale]


  • 1 (physically) s'affaiblir
  • 2 [government, resolve] fléchir; [support, alliance] se relâcher

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