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  • v. Present participle of impair.


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  • JAMA study: Long hours equal to alcohol in impairing young doctors

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  • Innocent pleas to charges of crimen injuria, namely impairing the dignity of another, were entered at the beginning of the trial on behalf of M and G Media Pty Ltd, Weekly Mail co-editor Anton

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  • The behavior disorder, which often causes children to struggle mightily in school and in life, can be "impairing," says Mark Wolraich, lead author of the American Academy of Pediatrics 'clinical guidelines on diagnosing ADHD.

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  • "Knowing about the civil consequences can also make people think twice about drinking beer, wine or liquor, or taking any other kind of impairing substance, and getting behind the wheel."

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  • In a regulatory filing, CompuCredit said the micro-loan businesses are "impairing" the company's ability to maintain bank partnerships and attract private equity firms and hedge funds, as well as obtain debt for acquisitions and daily operations.

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  • Is that just a temporary thing until you get through August or how long should we think about that kind of impairing the growth side of the equation? Home Page

  • James termed the custom of using tobacco an "evil vanitie" impairing "the health of a great number of people their bodies weakened and made unfit for labor, and the estates of many mean persons so decayed and consumed, as they are thereby driven to unthriftie shifts only to maintain their gluttonous exercise thereof." [

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  • Looking at the 1995-6 federal government shutdown for examples, we could see a cessation of disease surveillance and toxic waste cleanup, closure of national museums and parks, cancellation of recruiting and training law enforcement officials, stoppage of visa and passport application processing impairing the tourist and airline industries, and a significant curtailment of services to our veterans, ranging from finance and travel, to health and welfare.

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  • If the transition to a more environmentally sustainable economy is to be accomplished without impairing our standard of living, we need to improve the efficiency and long-term costs of energy in that economy.

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  • According to The Middletown Press, Bouchard was charged with second-degree sexual assault, two counts of impairing the morals of a child, and permitting a minor to possess alcohol.

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