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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (detrimental)
a. harmful
Se trata de un pesticida extremadamente dañino para los seres humanos.This pesticide is extremely harmful to human beings.
b. bad
Que fumar es dañino para la salud no es ningún secreto.The fact that smoking is bad for your health is no secret.
2. (malevolent)
a. hurtful
Sus comentarios fueron dañinos e injustos.His comments were hurtful and unfair.
b. malicious
Su exmarido es una persona dañina, dispuesto a todo para verla sufrir.Her exhusband is a malicious person, prepared to go any length to see her suffer.
3. (causing destruction)
a. destructive
Los cuervos resultan muy dañinos para los cultivos.Crows are very destructive to crops.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. harmful
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dañinoa dañina
1 (para la salud) harmful
animales dañinos vermin
; (s)
2 (para el desarrollo de algo) damaging;para to
(S. Cone) thief
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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