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injurynoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈɪn·dʒə·ri/
physical harm or damage done to a living thing: [C] He was removed from the game with a knee injury. [U] They were lucky to escape injury.
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injurynoun [C or U]

uk   /ˈɪn.dʒər.i/  us   /ˈɪn.dʒər.i/
B2 physical harm or damage to someone's body caused by an accident or an attack: a head/back/knee injury Several train passengers received/sustained serious injuries in the crash. Injuries to the spine are common among these workers. They were lucky to escape (without) injury.

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injurynoun [C or U]

uk   us   /ˈɪndʒəri/ (plural injuries)
physical harm that is done to someone: a long period of injuryinjury to sb/sth The plaintiff had claimed damages for injury to his health from exposure to asbestos dust. an injury claim/case He suffered an injury to his back at work.
harm or damage that is done to a business or its reputation: The firm filed a lawsuit against the site to prevent serious injury to its reputation.
(Definition of injury from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “injury”
in Arabic أَذَى…
in Korean 부상…
in Portuguese ferimento, lesão…
in Catalan ferida, lesió…
in Japanese けが…
in Chinese (Simplified) 伤害,损伤…
in Turkish zarar, yaralanma, zedelenme…
in Russian рана, ушиб, повреждение…
in Chinese (Traditional) 傷害,損傷…
in Italian ferita, lesione…
in Polish obrażenia, uraz, rana…
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