maim Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “maim” in the English Dictionary

"maim" in British English

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maimverb [I or T]

uk   us   /meɪm/
to ​injure a ​person so ​severely that a ​part of ​theirbody will no ​longerwork as it should: Many ​children have been maimed for ​life by these ​bombs.
(Definition of maim from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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maimverb [I/T]

 us   /meɪm/
to ​injure a ​person so ​severely that a ​part of that person's ​body will no ​longerworkcorrectly or is ​completelylacking: [T] Many ​civilians have been maimed by ​landmines.
(Definition of maim from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “maim”
in Spanish mutilar, lisiar…
in Vietnamese thương tật…
in Malaysian cacat teruk…
in Thai ทำให้บาดเจ็บสาหัส…
in French estropié…
in German verstümmeln…
in Chinese (Simplified) (使)成残废…
in Turkish sakatlamak, sakat bırakmak…
in Russian калечить…
in Indonesian mencederai…
in Chinese (Traditional) (使)殘廢…
in Polish okaleczyć…
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