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inflict

verb [T] uk   /ɪnˈflɪkt/ us  
to force someone to experience something very unpleasant: These new bullets are capable of inflicting massive injuries. The suffering inflicted on these children was unimaginable.
infliction
noun [U] uk   /-ˈflɪk.ʃən/ us  
Translations of “inflict”
in Spanish infligir, imponer, causar…
in French infliger (qqch. à qqn)…
in German aufbürden…
in Chinese (Traditional) 使遭受,使承受…
in Russian наносить, причинять…
in Turkish vermek, yüklemek, uğratmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 使遭受,使承受…
in Polish zadawać…
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