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English definition of “injure”

injure

verb [T] uk   /ˈɪn.dʒər/ us    /-dʒɚ/
B1 to hurt or cause physical harm to a person or animal: A bomb exploded at the embassy, injuring several people. She fell and injured her shoulder. He was badly injured in the crash. He claimed that working too hard was injuring his health.
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