to weather
phrasal in the direction from which the wind is blowing

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • weather — weath‧er [ˈweDə ǁ ər] verb [transitive] if a company, business etc weathers a difficult situation, it manages to come through it safely: • Small businesses were less able to weather the recession. • The company has weathered the slump better than …   Financial and business terms

  • Weather Investments — is an investment vehicle controlled by Naguib SawirisSunday Times 9 December 2007] .In June 2005, Weather Investments bought Wind Telecomunicazioni S.p.A., the third largest Italian mobile phone operator. The total value of the transaction was… …   Wikipedia

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