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injure

Saltos de línea: in¦jure
Pronunciación: /ˈɪndʒə
 
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Definición de injure en inglés:

verbo

1 [with object] Do physical harm or damage to (someone): the explosion injured several people
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Although the explosion created extensive damage, nobody was injured in the blast.
  • He had not injured anyone or caused damage, the ministry said on Friday.
  • I will not intentionally injure you or harm you in any long-lasting way.
Sinónimos
hurt, wound, harm, damage, disable;
maim, mutilate, deform, mangle, crush, shatter, smash, break, do mischief to
British informal knacker
archaic scathe
1.1Suffer physical harm or damage to (a part of one’s body): he injured his back helping the girl
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Adolescent girl athletes are as much as eight times more likely to injure their knee's anterior cruciate ligament than their male counterparts.
  • He had missed the two previous matches against Great Britain after injuring ribs earlier in the tournament, but he announced his return in spectacular style with a display rich in poise, precision and purpose.
  • Beginners should steer clear of the campus board until they have built up hand strength - otherwise they risk injuring tendons in their fingers.
2Harm or impair (something): a libel calculated to injure the company’s reputation
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Nobody has a right to use them in a way that will diminish or injure their use and enjoyment by others.
  • We do so out of the conviction that scholars of the world are a community and that harm to the academic freedom of some in that community injures the entire community.
  • In other words, it means simply that in the performance of a contract both parties are assumed to agree not to do anything to impede its performance, or to injure the right of the other to receive its benefit.
Sinónimos
harm, damage, impair, undermine, diminish, impede, weaken, enfeeble;
have a bad effect on, have a negative effect on, do harm to
rare vitiate
damage, mar, spoil, ruin, blight, blemish, besmirch, tarnish, blacken
2.1 archaic Do injustice or wrong to (someone).
Example sentences
  • One of the basic concepts of tort law is that if someone is injured by the wrong of another, then there's a right to be made whole in court.
  • They stand up as if personally insulted, personally wronged, personally injured.
Sinónimos
wrong, do an injury to, do an injustice to, offend against, be detrimental to;
informal do the dirty on

Origen

late Middle English: back-formation from injury.

Derivados

injurer

1
sustantivo
Example sentences
  • In fact, to the extent liability is based on negligence - that is, if you injure someone through sheer accident, having taken all precautions, you pay nothing - injurers pay too little.
  • Shouldn't such a pledge be made before the injured, not injurers?
  • The whole point of negligence law is to provide society with a vocabulary through which victims can confront their injurers which does not demand proof of criminal conduct.

Words that rhyme with injure

cringer, ginger, impinger, infringer, ninja, whinger, winger

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