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injure

verb [T]
 
 
/ˈɪndʒər/
to harm someone or yourself: Part of the roof collapsed, seriously injuring six employees.be badly/critically/seriously injured The insurance pays out if you have been seriously injured at work.
to do damage to a business or its reputation: The market leader claims it has been injured by false advertising.
Translations of “injure”
in Korean 다치다…
in Arabic يُؤْذي…
in French blesser, nuire (à)…
in Turkish yaralamak, incitmek…
in Italian ferire, ferirsi, far male a…
in Chinese (Traditional) 傷害,損害…
in Russian повреждать, ушибать(ся)…
in Polish zranić, skaleczyć…
in Spanish herir, lastimar, hacer daño…
in Portuguese ferir, machucar…
in German verletzen…
in Catalan ferir, lesionar…
in Japanese ~にけがをさせる…
in Chinese (Simplified) 伤害,损害…
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