In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(disease) debilitante(heat/climate) extenuanteher debilitating shyness — su timidez enfermiza
- the war had a debilitating effect on the economy — la guerra debilitó la economía
- Its sole purpose was to bleed the USSR in a debilitating conflict.
- A final debilitating difficulty was an almost total lack of standardisation.
- If nationalism was a principal cause of the war, the four-year struggle merely intensified its importance and worsened its debilitating effects.
- The community of Engcobo near here expressed their anger this week at the frequent and debilitating power failures which also cut the water supply to the town.
- Approximately 10 % to 15 % of women in the U.S. suffer from the sometimes debilitating disorder.
- Depending on how one employs it, local media has the potential to be either a great stabilizing force or a debilitating factor on the local audience.
- MS is a debilitating autoimmune disease affecting the quality of life of sufferers over many years.
- Well, I think the entertainment industry has been one of the most debilitating factors in our nation's moral decline.
- A father whose 19-year-old daughter died from cystic fibrosis says a cure needs to be found now for the debilitating disease.
- Weeks before a prospective invasion of Iraq, the oil-rich state has doubled its exports of oil to America, helping US refineries cope with a debilitating strike in Venezuela.
- With improved strength, they'll prevent debilitating injuries.
- An increasing number of healthy individuals are also choosing to be vaccinated annually to avoid a potentially debilitating illness.
- In respect of the Champions League, Arsenal have betrayed a debilitating weakness for falling at the group stages.
- Heartfelt tributes have been pouring in following the death of horse rider Fiona Gale who suffered from a debilitating form of asthma.
- Scientists believe they may have identified the cause of the debilitating sleep disorder narcolepsy in humans.
- Poor customer care can have a debilitating effect on a business.
- The second factor has to do with the debilitating effects of unearned privilege.
- The debilitating disease of prejudice and tribalism is alive and spreading among our brothers and sisters.
- Moreover, the plasma treatment is only effective for patients with sudden debilitating attacks rather than slowly worsening symptoms.
- Tacrine does not prevent Alzheimer's; it seems to slow development of the debilitating symptoms somewhat.
- In non-fatal mishaps, we all know that motorcyclists stand an increased likelihood of sustaining a permanent debilitating injury.
- There were also calls to revive the issues that had been subject to a debilitating conspiracy of silence.
- Some years ago, following a debilitating illness, I started to fill the seemingly limitless days of convalescence by expanding my programming skills.
- Eight years on, Elinor is still ravaged by the debilitating skin condition.
- Unchecked, the disorder often sets in motion a debilitating psychological sequel syndrome of agoraphobia, avoiding public places.
- The programmes will also include personal testimony from Iraqis to help them deal with the trauma of war and its debilitating effect on people trying to rebuild their lives.
- In a letter of grievance over his July 14 firing, Smith says he was subject to "severe and debilitating harassment" over the 18 months preceding his dismissal.
- The debilitating wars of survival that continued until 1815 did eventually confirm the patriotic self-esteem of Britons.
- Repetitive, high-frequency overload delivered to a malaligned extensor mechanism yields persistent, debilitating, unremitting pain in some athletes.
- The Department of Health has vowed to improve care services for chronic fatigue syndrome sufferers in recognition of the condition's debilitating effects.
- Operation Allied Force was indicative of the debilitating influence of negative political objectives on positive military objectives.
- Many people spend a substantial part of old age in a debilitating condition.
- Shareholders have welcomed what they hope is an end to the debilitating row.
- Now her mother is in the final stages of this debilitating disease.
- He unfortunately relies on philosophical categories that imply the debilitating skepticism he argues is incompatible with true liberalism.
- Its most debilitating effect is the erasure of the experience of racism and sexism for black women.
- A sales director is putting in a marathon fundraising effort to help fight the debilitating disease affecting his wife.
- His father, a distinguished Marxist academic, resigned from Labour during one of its debilitating civil wars.
- Prof Martin Villet provides insight into an often debilitating set of illnesses.
- In addition to the debilitating effect of a migraine attack, sufferers report a significant impact on their quality of life between attacks.
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