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Waterproof, Waybill, Weak,

Weaken and Weakness

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Waterproof : adjective : something which will not let water through

• The parts are sent in waterproof packing.

Waybill : noun : list of goods carried and made out by the carrier

Weak : adjective : not strong or not active

Weak Market = share market where prices tend to fall because there are no buyers

• Share prices remained weak. = Share prices did not rise.

Weaken : verb : to become weak

• The market weakened. = Share prices fell.

Weakness : noun : being weak

QUOTE : The Fed started to ease monetary policy months ago as the first stories appeared about weakening demand in manufacturing industry. (Sunday Times)

QUOTE : Indications of weakness in the US economy were contained in figures from the Fed on industrial production. (Financial Times)

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