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deleterious

adjective uk   /ˌdel.ɪˈtɪə.ri.əs/  us   /-ˈtɪr.i-/ formal
harmful: These drugs have a proven deleterious effect on the nervous system.
deleteriously
adverb uk   us   /-li/
Translations of “deleterious”
in Chinese (Traditional) 有害的,造成危害的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 有害的,造成危害的…
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