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perniciousadjective

 us   /pərˈnɪʃ·əs/
having a very ​harmfuleffect or ​influence: The ​bookfocuses on the pernicious ​effects of ​slavery.
(Definition of pernicious from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “pernicious”
in Spanish Pernicioso…
in Vietnamese nguy hại…
in Malaysian merosakkan…
in Thai เป็นอันตราย…
in Chinese (Simplified) 极其有害的, 恶性的, 恶劣的…
in Turkish çok zararlı, muzır, hınzır…
in Russian пагубный, вредный…
in Indonesian merusak, berbahaya…
in Chinese (Traditional) 極其有害的, 惡性的, 惡劣的…
in Polish zgubny…
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