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harm

noun [U]  us   /hɑrm/
physical or other injury or damage: Missing a meal once in a while won’t do you any harm. Fortunately, she didn’t come to any harm when the car skidded. Maybe Jim can help you – there’s no harm in asking (= no one will be annoyed and you might benefit).
harm
verb [T]  us   /hɑrm/
The tornado blew out the windows of a nearby school, but none of the children were harmed.
harmful
adjective  us   /ˈhɑrm·fəl/
This group of chemicals is known to be harmful to the environment.
Translations of “harm”
in Arabic أذى…
in Korean 해…
in Malaysian keburukan…
in French mal…
in Turkish zarar, ziyan…
in Italian danno, male…
in Chinese (Traditional) 傷害, 損害, 危害…
in Russian вред, ущерб…
in Polish uszkodzenie, szkoda, krzywda…
in Vietnamese sự tổn hại…
in Spanish daño, mal, perjuicio…
in Portuguese mal…
in Thai ความเสียหาย…
in German der Schaden…
in Catalan mal…
in Japanese 害, 損害…
in Indonesian kerusakan, kesusahan, dll.…
in Chinese (Simplified) 伤害, 损害, 危害…
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