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injury

noun [C/U]  /ˈɪn·dʒə·ri/ us  
physical harm or damage done to a living thing: [C] He was removed from the game with a knee injury. [U] They were lucky to escape injury.
Translations of “injury”
in Korean 부상…
in Arabic أَذَى…
in Portuguese ferimento, lesão…
in Catalan ferida, lesió…
in Japanese けが…
in Italian ferita, lesione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 傷害,損傷…
in Russian рана, ушиб, повреждение…
in Turkish zarar, yaralanma, zedelenme…
in Chinese (Simplified) 伤害,损伤…
in Polish obrażenia, uraz, rana…
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