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"injure" in British English

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injureverb [T]

uk   /ˈɪn.dʒər/  us   /ˈɪn.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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(Definition of injure from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"injure" in American English

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injureverb [T]

 us   /ˈɪn·dʒər/
to hurt a living creature, esp. to cause physical harm to someone: The bus careened out of control, injuring several people.
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"injure" in Business English

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injureverb [T]

uk   us   /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 from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “injure”
in Korean 다치다…
in Arabic يُؤْذي…
in Malaysian melukai…
in French blesser, nuire (à)…
in Russian повреждать, ушибать(ся)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 傷害,損害…
in Italian ferire, ferirsi, far male a…
in Turkish yaralamak, incitmek…
in Polish zranić, skaleczyć…
in Spanish lastimar, lesionar, herir…
in Vietnamese gây thương tích…
in Portuguese ferir, machucar…
in Thai ทำร้าย…
in German verletzen…
in Catalan ferir, lesionar…
in Japanese ~にけがをさせる…
in Chinese (Simplified) 伤害,损害…
in Indonesian melukai…
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“injure” in Business English

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