Translation of perjudicar in English:

perjudicar

vt

  • 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 (Colombia, Perú/Colombia, Peru) [familiar, eufemístico/colloquial, euphemistic], (violar) to rape, have one's way with [eufemístico/euphemistic]

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