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undermining

[′ən·dər‚mīn·iŋ]
(geology)
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"Once the data was merged, the results showed that hindrance stress - a specific type of stress - was a key factor that linked work-family conflict to social undermining," reported Eissa.
"Iran's missile programme with its offensive nature [is] emerging as [a] disruptive tool undermining the region's stability.
The effects of organizational life of the negative aspects of close relationships between social interaction and personal details have been mentioned, including social undermining special attention
"There are instances of the undermining of health services for political gain, with the blame falling very unfairly on GPs."
The statement stressed that the current situation in the country proves that the global war against the Syrian people, army and leadership aims at undermining the principles of the March Revolution.
It called on Israel to avoid any step undermining the financial situation of the Palestinian Authority.
"What Jeremy Hunt is doing by calling this in also undermining the business acumen of the consultants that Government has employed to undertake the detailed impact assessment.
ISLAMABAD -- Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani on Wednesday took the leadership of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) to task for undermining the sanctity of the office of the country's chief executive."While I was abroad, some political leaders tried to undermine the sanctity of the office of the Prime Minister and urged their party workers to stage protest rallies, but they miserably failed due to the people's commitment to democracy," said the Prime Minister while chairing the Federal Cabinet meeting here.
During a reception organized in his honor by the Lebanese Consulate in Michigan, Rai addressed Lebanese politicians, saying: "Beware of undermining Lebanon for you don't have the right to compromise its sanctity, honor and dignity."
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Supreme Leader said the sanctions imposed by the US and its allies against Iran are aimed at undermining the will and resolve of the Iranian people, but meantime ensured that pressures and embargos will fail to produce any result for the West as Iranians continue their path resolutely.
"We've always said how strong the squad is and maybe it's an opportunity for us to give the people in that squad the gratitude they deserve by giving them an opportunity to start the game but that's not to say we're undermining or being disrespectful in any way.
AaAaAa Ould Errachid told the press at the end of his meeting with Mexico's Foreign minister Patricia Espinosa that these attempts "are made by some parties that aim at undermining Morocco's achievements in the political and the diplomatic realms".