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disservice

American English: /ˌdɪ(s)ˈsərvəs/
British English: /dɪ(s)ˈsəːvɪs/

noun

uncountable
  • [formal]to do somebody a disservicethis report does him a disservice
    este informe no le hace justicia
    my parents did me a great disservice by educating me at home
    mis padres no me hicieron ningún favor educándome en casa
    these strident advocates do their cause a disservice
    estos partidarios fanáticos perjudican la causa por la que luchan
    Example sentences
    • Slater actually does viewers a disservice by being less than embarrassing here.
    • Yur story is a disservice to the public and seems quite out of character with normal Register content.
    • But I would be doing the author a great disservice if I gave any impression that this is a political tract.
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