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English definition of “injure”

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.
(Definition of injure verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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