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English definition of “detriment”

detriment

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