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attenuate

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishattenuateat‧ten‧u‧ate /əˈtenjueɪt/ verb [transitive]  formalEFFECTIVE to make something weaker or less an attenuated form of the polio virus→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
attenuateA few minutes of rest, and he recovered his oxygen level, although something within felt attenuated.But deliveries even to these companies are expected to be severely attenuated.In other words, subcultural cleavage has attenuated and cultural homogeneity has extended from structural orientation into policy orientation.During calcium ingestion, factors such as calcitonin might attenuate bone resorption, while bone calcium deposition continues.The relationship between qualifications and jobs is attenuated by the complexities of labour market segmentation and this itself is subject to local diversification.Accordingly, pre-exposure to the context can be expected to attenuate the extent to which latent inhibition will develop context-specificity.
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Verb table
attenuate
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyattenuate
he, she, itattenuates
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyattenuated
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave attenuated
he, she, ithas attenuated
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad attenuated
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill attenuate
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have attenuated
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam attenuating
he, she, itis attenuating
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you, we, theyare attenuating
Past
I, he, she, itwas attenuating
you, we, theywere attenuating
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been attenuating
he, she, ithas been attenuating
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been attenuating
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be attenuating
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been attenuating
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