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English definition of “detriment”

detriment

noun [U]    /ˈde·trə·mənt/
harm or damage: She was very involved with sports at college, to the detriment of her studies. detrimental    /ˌde·trəˈmen·təl/ adjective chemicals that have a detrimental effect on the environment
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