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detriment

noun [U] uk   /ˈdet.rɪ.mənt/ formal us  
harm or damage: Are you sure that I can follow this diet without detriment to my health? She was very involved with sports at college, to the detriment of (= harming) her studies.
Translations of “detriment”
in Spanish detrimento…
in French détriment…
in German der Schaden…
in Chinese (Traditional) 危害,損害…
in Chinese (Simplified) 危害,损害…
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