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detrimentnoun [U]

us   /ˈde·trə·mənt/
harm or damage: She was very involved with sports at college, to the detriment of her studies.
adjective us   /ˌde·trəˈmen·təl/
chemicals that have a detrimental effect on the environment
(Definition of detriment from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “detriment”
in Vietnamese làm hại…
in Spanish detrimento, perjuicio…
in Malaysian keburukkan…
in Thai ความเสียหาย…
in French détriment…
in German der Schaden…
in Chinese (Traditional) 危害,損害…
in Chinese (Simplified) 危害,损害…
in Indonesian kerusakan…
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“detriment” in American English

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