- 1.1 (dañar) to be detrimental to [formal] el tabaco perjudica tu salud smoking is detrimental to your health, smoking damages your health está perjudicando sus estudios it is having an adverse effect on o it is affecting o it is proving detrimental to his schoolwork estas medidas perjudican a los jóvenes these measures harm o have adverse effects for o are prejudicial to young people, young people are losing out because of these measures para no perjudicar las investigaciones in order not to prejudice the investigations 1.2 (Col, Per) [fam & euf], (violar) to rape, have one's way with [euphemism/eufemismo]
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The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.