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eased

Said of a building component, any edge of which is slightly rounded, for example, as a stair nosing.
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The pause in the expansion during the spring had eased pressures on resources, as evidenced in part by anecdotal reports of lessening labor shortages in some areas and reduced use of overtime work by some firms, and the higher rate of inflation experienced during the early months of the year seemed unlikely to persist.
While they could support a slight adjustment to policy at this point, these members were persuaded that the stance of monetary policy probably would need to be eased by more than a slight amount over time to accommodate the intermediate- and long-term needs of an expanding economy.
The dollar eased during the three-month period more than 4 percent against the mark, close to 5 percent against the yen, and about 33A percent on a trade-weighted basis?