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damage
British English: /ˈdamɪdʒ/
American English: /ˈdæmɪdʒ/

Translation of damage in German:

noun no pl.

  • 1
    Schaden, der
    do a lot of damage to somebody/something
    jemandem/einer Sache großen Schaden zufügen
    jemandem sehr schaden/etwas stark beschädigen
    the damage is done now
    es ist nun einmal passiert
  • 2no pl. (loss of what is desirable) See examples:to somebody's great damage
    zu jemandes großem Leidwesen
  • 3in pl.
    (Law)
    Schaden[s]ersatz, der
  • 4no pl. (British English) [colloquial] (cost) See examples:what's the damage?

transitive verb

  • 1 smoking can damage one's health
    Rauchen gefährdet die Gesundheit
  • 2
    (detract from)
    the article damaged his good reputation
    der Artikel hat seinem guten Ruf geschadet
    that damaged his chances [of promotion]/his pride
    das hat seine [Aufstiegs]chancen geschmälert/seinen Stolz verletzt

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