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disservice

noun [S] uk   /ˌdɪsˈsɜː.vɪs/ us    /-ˈsɝː-/
an action that harms something or someone: She has done a great disservice to her cause by suggesting that violence is justifiable.Damaging and spoilingDestroying and demolishing
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