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uhn der mahyn

  • v  destroy property or hinder normal operations
  • v  hollow out as if making a cave or opening

  • In fact, the political purpose of the Tel Aviv bombing was as much to undermine Hamas as it was to hurt Israel.
  • Together with Reagan she pushed Mikhail Gorbachev to pursue his perestroika policy to its limits and so fatally to undermine the self-confidence of the Soviet elite.
  • To teach faith as science is to undermine both .
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  • Export slowdown threatens emerging Asia's credit-fuelled boom
    By Stuart Grudgings KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - A deepening slump in exports is sending tremors through Asia, threatening to undermine some booming emerging economies that have surged ahead in recent years on a heady combination of easy credit, buoyant consumer demand and strong domestic investment. Export growth throughout Asia has sagged in recent months, hit by slackening demand from the United ...
    June 12, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
  • Slowing Exports Threatens Emerging Asia's Boom
    A deepening slump in exports is sending tremors through Asia, threatening to undermine some recently booming emerging economies.
    June 12, 2013 - FOX Business
  • Nissan Expects Thai Slump to Limit Southeast Asia Sales Growth
    Nissan Motor Co. (7201) , Japan ’s second-largest carmaker, said a slump in demand in Thailand will undermine sales growth in Southeast Asia. Sales in the five Southeast Asian countries of Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines , Thailand, and Vietnam , will probably reach 270,000 units in the 12 months ending March, compared with about 260,000 a year earlier, Takayuki Kimura, the Bangkok-based ...
    June 12, 2013 - Bloomberg

  • Barack Obama in Porterville Recorder
    Officials concluded Wednesday that keeping McChrystal in his job was not a viable option as the remarks "undermine the civilian control of the military that is at the core of our democratic system."
  • President Bush in Reuters
    The United States strongly condemns this cowardly act by murderous extremists who are trying to undermine Pakistan's democracy,Bush told reporters on the outskirts of his Texas ranch. "Those who committed this crime must be brought to...
  • John Paul Stevens in TIME (blog)
    In his dissenting opinion in Citizens United, Justice John Paul Stevens argued, on behalf of four Justices, that the ruling "threatens to undermine the integrity of elected institutions across the nation."

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