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impair meaning

EN[ɪmˈpɛə]
FR impair

    Definition of impair in English Dictionary

  • VerbSGimpairsPRimpairingPT, PPimpairedPREin-
    1. VT To weaken; to affect negatively; to have a diminishing effect on.
      1. VI (archaic) To grow worse; to deteriorate.
      2. AdjectiveCOMmore impairSUPmost impair
        1. OBS Not fit or appropriate.
        2. More Examples
          1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
            • In the context of FERG, risk assessment was used to estimate the burden of dioxin-related hypothyroidy and impaired fertility.
          2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
            • Impaired differentiation by mutant IDH has been reported in CNS, hematopoietic, and hepatocholangial differentiation processes [28 –30 ].
          3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
            • Bob doesn't show up on time for early meetings, he is morning impaired.
        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
          1. Adjectives
            • Verbs
              • Intransitive verbs
                • Transitive verbs
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              Meaning of impair for the defined word.

              Grammatically, this word "impair" is an adjective. It's also a verb, more specifically, an intransitive verb and a transitive verb.
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