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English definition of “detriment”


noun     /ˈdetrɪmənt/
to the detriment of sth causing damage to something: He was working very long hours, to the detriment of his health.Damaging and spoilingDestroying and demolishing
detrimental     /ˌdetrɪˈmentəl/ adjective a detrimental effect
(Definition of detriment noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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