An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (damaging)
a. dañino
Eating processed meats is harmful to your health.Comer carnes procesadas es dañino para la salud.
b. perjudicial
Eating too much salt is harmful to your health.Comer demasiada sal es perjudicial para la salud.
c. nocivo
There are harmful fumes inside. Put on your gas masks.Hay gases nocivos adentro. Pónganse las máscaras antigás.
d. pernicioso
Using television as a babysitter can have harmful effects.Usar la televisión como niñera puede tener efectos perniciosos.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. perjudicial, dañino(a)
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harmful [ˈhɑːmfʊl]
[+substance, chemical] dañino; nocivo; [+effects, consequences] perjudicial; pernicioso; (to reputation) perjudicial;to para
protection against the harmful effects of solar radiation
tobacco is harmful to the health el tabaco perjudica seriamente la salud; the chemical is not harmful to plants el producto químico no es nocivo para or no daña las plantas
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