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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of dilute.

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Examples

  • To them, another movement's adoption of the term dilutes the power and uniqueness of their struggle.

    A Way Forward on Marriage Equality

  • "Barney's misuse of the word dilutes this effort and effectively undermines our business model and, for lack of a better concept, 'brand,'" said Holtz.

    All Stories | The New York Observer

  • Bing Information Designs is alleging trademark and unfair competition against Microsoft in its suit filed Wednesday in a St. Louis circuit court, saying Microsoft's use of the name dilutes the value of it and confuses the public about the companies 'relationship to each other.

    All Things Digital

  • Overuse of this term dilutes its meaning and it’s no ;onger scary as once it was.

    Never Mind the Ban, Turkish Leader Stars on YouTube - The Lede Blog - NYTimes.com

  • Being distanced by 1,000 ... 1,500 ... 2,000 miles from where wolves are destroying the past hundred years (and billions of sportsman dollars) of conservation work to rebuild big game populations kind of dilutes one's perception of how bad things really are.

    Feds Target Livestock-Killing Wolves In Montana

  • "It kind of dilutes the local flavor of the parade," said Peter Pelham, 48, who grew up blocks away from the parade route.

    Holiday parade draws the politicians

  • Could we all be OD-ing on this stuff and that kind of dilutes the value of it, because it's just everywhere?

    CNN Transcript Feb 27, 2005

  • But I really do hope this is the first and last time this would ever happen because I think that it kind of dilutes the value of a gold medal.

    CNN Transcript Feb 15, 2002

  • But this naturally Times-centric report kind of dilutes the significant of such a device: Amazon will likely carry titles from a vast number of news providers, and if the E ink experience becomes enough like newspaper-in term of news choice as well as literal usability-then this product could represent the newspaper and magazine industries 'first financially viable step away from dead trees.

    Gizmodo

  • Contactmusic. com reports that Roberts claims fans have too much access to the stars they worship courtesy the snappers, which 'dilutes' the magic of movies.

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