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weak

(wēk) [Old Norse veikr, flexible]
1. Lacking physical strength or vigor; infirm, esp. as compared with what would be the normal or usual for that individual.
2. Dilute, as in a weak solution, or weak tea.
3. Biologically or chemically active; said, e.g., of acids, bases, electrolytes, muscles, or toxins.
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The BSP chief also added that if her party's primary agenda of helping the weaker sections would have got diluted, the base vote of the party would have been affected by the Modi wave, which, however, did not happen.
The global environment is supposed to affect the Zimbabwean economy through a stronger United States dollar, lower global demand for key exports, weaker commodity prices and reduced capital inflows to developing countries.
The hope is that the weaker peso would reverse some of the accumulated loss in competitiveness over the past 10-years versus trading partners, giving exports an extra boost just as demand in developed economies rises," Global Source said.
The good news from a weaker pound is that it should be good for exports.
aShould conditions in high-income countries deteriorate and a second global crisis materializes, developing countries will find themselves operating in a much weaker global economy, with much less abundant capital, less vibrant trade opportunities and weaker financial support for both private and public activity,a the World Bank said in the report.
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Womack's purpose is to address a lacuna in the field of international relations by developing a theory of asymmetry to explain interactions between large powerful states and smaller weaker ones.
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