Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples
IPA transcription: [,ɪmp'ɛɹ]
meaning of the word
make worse or less effective; "His vision was impaired"
mar, impair, spoil, deflower, vitiate
make imperfect; "nothing marred her beauty"
It will impair our standing with other States and the world.
The strength of a given criticism is determined by asking: Does it in any way impair the soundness of the argument against which it is directed?