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English definition of “weather”

weather

verb [T]
 
 
/ˈweðər/
to deal successfully with a difficult situation or problem: weather a crisis/downturn/recession The company claimed that it would weather the downturn and return to strong growth.
weather the storm to successfully deal with a very difficult problem: While large financial institutions might be able to weather the storm, many of the smaller traders are likely to go under.
(Definition of weather from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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