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injure

verb [T]
 
 
/ˈɪndʒər/
B1 to hurt a person, animal, or part of your body: She injured her ankle when she fell.Injuring and injuries
Translations of “injure”
in Arabic يُؤْذي…
in Korean 다치다…
in Malaysian melukai…
in French blesser, nuire (à)…
in Turkish yaralamak, incitmek…
in Italian ferire, ferirsi, far male a…
in Chinese (Traditional) 傷害,損害…
in Russian повреждать, ушибать(ся)…
in Polish zranić, skaleczyć…
in Vietnamese gây thương tích…
in Spanish herir, lastimar, hacer daño…
in Portuguese ferir, machucar…
in Thai ทำร้าย…
in German verletzen…
in Catalan ferir, lesionar…
in Japanese ~にけがをさせる…
in Indonesian melukai…
in Chinese (Simplified) 伤害,损害…
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