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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 im·pair /ɪmˈpær, ˈpɛr/
 (vt.)損害,減少,削弱

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 im·pair /ɪmˈpæ(ə)r, ˈpɛ(ə)r/ 及物動詞
 [=impaired]損傷的,受損的

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Im·pair v. t. [imp. & p. p. Impaired p. pr. & vb. n. Impairing.] [Written also empair.]  To make worse; to diminish in quantity, value, excellence, or strength; to deteriorate; as, to impair health, character, the mind, value.
    Time sensibly all things impairs.   --Roscommon.
    In years he seemed, but not impaired by years.   --Pope.
 Syn: -- To diminish; decrease; injure; weaken; enfeeble; debilitate; reduce; debase; deteriorate.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Im·pair, v. t. To grow worse; to deteriorate.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Im·pair a.  Not fit or appropriate. [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Im·pair n. Diminution; injury. [Obs.]
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 impair
      v 1: make worse or less effective; "His vision was impaired"
      2: make imperfect; "nothing marred her beauty" [syn: mar, spoil,
          deflower, vitiate]