Definition of 'detriment'
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The hospital will then fail in stages to the detriment of total patient care. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It works to the detriment of the patient and the physician. Christianity Today (2000)The result of such behaviour is a lack of vigorous competition with higher prices to the detriment of consumers. Collins Dictionary of Economics (1993)Older generations will have lower lifetime incomes and their skills and experience will be lost to the detriment of the economy. Times, Sunday Times (2014)What they have done is cut a deal to the advantage of the bank and management and to the detriment of shareholders. Times, Sunday Times (2011)They thus promote the producer interest to the detriment of the consumer, the student. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Only electronic music can do this - to our great detriment. Music and the Elemental Psyche: A Practical Guide to Music and Changing Consciousness (1987)And in both these cases, it is to their great detriment. Times, Sunday Times (2015)These products could be sold in ways which lead to similar consumer detriment to that experienced with PPI. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It's for the convenience of staff and the person they are admitting but at the gross detriment to the person they are chucking out. Times, Sunday Times (2014)In this way, Western greed distorts the world economy to the detriment of the economically less powerful. Phoenix From the Flame (1994)There should be a review focusing on single premium loan PPI, the biggest area of concern in terms of consumer detriment. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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