Definition of 'harm'
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In most cases no harm is caused. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The products are often rejected by watchdogs because of their potential for harming the environment. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Did he accept a lift from strangers and come to harm? The Sun (2016)Somebody could come to serious harm and anyone doing it could suffer very serious health side-effects. The Sun (2016)Business leaders warned that the wave of strike action was harming the southeast's economy. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Hurt doesn't mean harm when it comes to the back. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Such traders are trying neither to help nor to harm the British economy. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A bigger exodus could harm the industry. Times, Sunday Times (2016)At a hearing last month he pleaded guilty to actual bodily harm and criminal damage and was sentenced at Maidstone crown court yesterday. Times, Sunday Times (2017)This is of far more harm to our environment. Times, Sunday Times (2006)This routine procedure could be doing more harm than good. Times, Sunday Times (2007)What possible harm could come of it? Times, Sunday Times (2016)Is the pound harming industry and exports? Times, Sunday Times (2014)Then the punishment of individuals invariably took account of the harm or damage done to the victim. The Prisons We Deserve (1994)By damaging the photograph we fear that we will harm the person. Times, Sunday Times (2008)No animals were harmed in the making of this owl. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It is not good enough for managers to say that the player did not mean harm. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It said problems with sovereign debt could still harm the global economy. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They decline when habitats are destroyed and when man harms the environment. The Sun (2010)Proof that defeat can do as much good as harm. The Sun (2011)We are afraid she may have come to harm. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He is seeking damages for harm to his reputation and career. The Sun (2015)He should ensure that anyone who harms them gets a massive prison sentence with no parole. The Sun (2006)Big industrial power users are warning that high prices and the prospect of power cuts are harming competitiveness. Times, Sunday Times (2006)They put themselves in harm's way day after day. The Sun (2011)At this stage, they can be cut off without harming the plant. A Patchwork Garden: Unexpected Pleasures from a Country Garden (1990)He didn't cause any bodily harm to the person. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The move'could harm the aviation industry when it is facing huge problems '. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'harm'
British English: harm /hɑːm/ VERB
To harm a person or animal means to cause them physical injury, usually on purpose.
The boys didn't mean to harm anyone.
- American English: harm
- Arabic: يَضُرُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: prejudicar
- Chinese: 伤害
- Croatian: ozlijediti
- Czech: ublížit
- Danish: skade
- Dutch: kwaad doen
- European Spanish: hacer daño perjuicio
- Finnish: vahingoittaa
- French: nuire
- German: schaden
- Greek: βλάπτω
- Italian: danneggiare
- Japanese: 害する
- Korean: 해치다
- Norwegian: skade
- Polish: zaszkodzić
- European Portuguese: prejudicar
- Romanian: a răni
- Russian: вредить
- Spanish: hacer daño
- Swedish: skada
- Thai: ทำอันตราย
- Turkish: zarar vermek
- Ukrainian: шкода
- Vietnamese: làm hại
British English: harm NOUN
Harm is physical injury to a person or an animal which is usually caused on purpose.
All dogs are capable of doing harm to human beings.
Definition of harm from the Collins English Dictionary
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