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injury

noun [C or U]
 
 
/ˈɪndʒəri/ (plural injuries)
physical harm that is done to someone: a long period of injuryinjury to sb/sth The plaintiff had claimed damages for injury to his health from exposure to asbestos dust. an injury claim/case He suffered an injury to his back at work.
harm or damage that is done to a business or its reputation: The firm filed a lawsuit against the site to prevent serious injury to its reputation. → See also criminal injury, industrial injury, legal injury, personal injury, repetitive strain injury, work-related injury
(Definition of injury from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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