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pernicious

adjective uk   /pəˈnɪʃ.əs/ us    /pɚ-/ formal
having a very harmful effect or influence: The cuts in government funding have had a pernicious effect on local health services.
Translations of “pernicious”
in Spanish Pernicioso…
in Chinese (Traditional) 極其有害的, 惡性的, 惡劣的…
in Russian пагубный, вредный…
in Turkish çok zararlı, muzır, hınzır…
in Chinese (Simplified) 极其有害的, 恶性的, 恶劣的…
in Polish zgubny…
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