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Meaning of “harm” - Learner’s Dictionary

harm

noun     /hɑːm/
B2 [U] hurt or damage: Smoking can cause serious harm to the lungs. Alan would never do anyone any harm.Damaging and spoilingDestroying and demolishing
not come to any harm
to not be hurt or damagedSafe and secure
not do any harm
to not be a bad thing to do and possibly be a good thing: [+ to do sth] It wouldn't do any harm to have another look.Safe and secure
there's no harm in doing sth
used to say that something is not a bad thing to do and could possibly have a good effect: I suppose there's no harm in trying.Safe and secure
not mean any harm
to not intend to hurt someone or damage something: I never meant him any harm, I just wanted him to leave me alone.Kind and thoughtful
out of harm's way
safe from a dangerous place or situationDefending and protectingBacking, supporting and defendingPreserving and saving
Translations of “harm”
in Arabic أذى…
in Korean 해…
in Malaysian keburukan…
in French mal…
in Turkish zarar, ziyan…
in Italian danno, male…
in Chinese (Traditional) 傷害, 損害, 危害…
in Russian вред, ущерб…
in Polish uszkodzenie, szkoda, krzywda…
in Vietnamese sự tổn hại…
in Spanish daño, mal, perjuicio…
in Portuguese mal…
in Thai ความเสียหาย…
in German der Schaden…
in Catalan mal…
in Japanese 害, 損害…
in Indonesian kerusakan, kesusahan, dll.…
in Chinese (Simplified) 伤害, 损害, 危害…
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