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    Question Weathered

    In the sentence below what is the meaning of weathered? It was used in a commercial e.mail sent by an airline company in India.
    However, it is a year that we have weathered successfully,
    primarily due to your unstinting support and understanding.




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    Re: Weathered

    (Not a teacher)

    From dictionary.com:

    7. to bear up against and come safely through (a storm, danger, trouble, etc.): to weather a severe illness.


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    Re: Weathered

    Dear Linguist, it does make sense. Thanks.

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