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weaken
American English: /ˈwikən/
British English: /ˈwiːk(ə)n/

Translation of weaken in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • (body/limb)
    debilitar
    (structure)
    hacer más endeble
    quitarle solidez a
    (power/government/currency/economy)
    debilitar
    (determination)
    menoscabar
    he weakened his grip on her arm
    dejó de asirle el brazo con tanta fuerza
    Example sentences
    • She hates this kind of thing normally, but all the hype and good reviews weakened her resolve.
    • It did not weaken his resolve, although there are times when bitterness wells to the surface.
    • His squad may be physically weakened, but he believes their resolve remains strong.

intransitive verb

  • (person/animal) (physically) debilitarse
    (resolve/determination)
    flaquear
    (power)
    debilitarse
    I finally weakened and let her go
    finalmente cedí or aflojé or me ablandé y la dejé ir
    don't weaken in your resolve
    no cedas en tu propósito
    her hold on the rope gradually weakened
    cada vez se agarraba con menos fuerza de la cuerda
    the pound has weakened against the dollar
    la libra ha caído frente al dólar

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