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det·ri·ment

 (dĕt′rə-mənt)
n.
1. Damage, harm, or loss: took a long leave of absence without detriment to her career.
2. Something that causes damage, harm, or loss: Smoking is a detriment to good health. See Synonyms at disadvantage.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin dētrīmentum, from dētrītus, past participle of dēterere, to lessen, wear down : dē-, de- + terere, to rub; see terə- in Indo-European roots.]

detriment

(ˈdɛtrɪmənt)
n
1. disadvantage or damage; harm; loss
2. a cause of disadvantage or damage
[C15: from Latin dētrīmentum, a rubbing off, hence damage, from dēterere to rub away, from de- + terere to rub]

det•ri•ment

(ˈdɛ trə mənt)

n.
1. loss, damage, disadvantage, or injury.
2. a cause of loss or damage.
[1400–50; late Middle English (< Middle French) < Latin dētrīmentum loss, damage =dētrī- (see detritus) + -mentum -ment]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.detriment - a damage or loss
expense - a detriment or sacrifice; "at the expense of"
damage, impairment, harm - the occurrence of a change for the worse

detriment

noun damage, loss, harm, injury, hurt, prejudice, disadvantage, impairment, disservice She supported her husband's career to the detriment of her own.

detriment

noun
1. The action or result of inflicting loss or pain:
2. An unfavorable condition, circumstance, or characteristic:
Translations
ضَرَر، أذى، إساءَه
neprospěchškodaúkor
skade
skaîi
žalingas
kaitējums

detriment

[ˈdetrɪmənt] Ndetrimento m, perjuicio m
to the detriment ofen detrimento or perjuicio de
without detriment tosin (causar) detrimento or perjuicio a

detriment

[ˈdɛtrɪmənt] n
to the detriment of → au détriment de, au préjudice de
without detriment to → sans porter atteinte à, sans porter préjudice à, sans conséquences fâcheuses pour

detriment

nSchaden m, → Nachteil m; to the detriment of somethingzum Schaden einer Sache (gen), → zum Schaden von etw; to somebody’s detrimentzu jds Nachteil; I don’t know anything to his detrimentich weiß nichts Nachteiliges über ihn; without detriment toohne Schaden für

detriment

[ˈdɛtrɪmənt] ndetrimento, danno
to the detriment of → a or con detrimento di, a danno di
without detriment to → senza danno a

detriment

(ˈdetrimənt) noun
harm, damage or disadvantage. to the detriment of his health.
ˌdetriˈmental (-ˈmen-) adjective
causing harm or damage.