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compound

verb [T]
 
 
/kəmˈpaʊnd/
to make a problem or difficult situation worse
işleri iyice kötüye götürmek, daha da berbat etmek,
Severe drought has compounded food shortages in the region.Deteriorating and making worse
Translations of “compound”
in Chinese (Traditional) 惡化, 使加重,使加劇,使惡化…
in Russian усугублять, осложнять…
in Chinese (Simplified) 恶化, 使加重,使加剧,使恶化…
in Polish pogłębiać, pogarszać…
(Definition of compound verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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