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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (general)
a. harm
No hay pruebas de que la tecnología cause ningún perjuicio a los niños.There is no evidence that technology does any harm to children.
b. damage
El perjuicio que supone no reciclar para el medio ambiente es significante.Not recycling causes significant damage to the environment.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. harm, damage
causar perjuicios (a)to do harm o damage (to)
ir en perjuicio deto be detrimental to
la reforma educativa favorece a algunas asignaturas en perjuicio de otrasthe education reform favors some subjects at the expense of others
lo haré, sin perjuicio de que protesteI'll do it, but I retain the right to make a complaint about it
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damage; harm
el escándalo ha reportado graves perjuicios al ministro the scandal has done the minister serious damage o harm; sufrir grandes perjuicios to suffer great damage; la crisis ha causado enormes perjuicios económicos the crisis has caused severe financial damage
en perjuicio de algo to the detriment of sth; at the expense of sth
han bajado los precios en perjuicio de la calidad prices have fallen to the detriment o at the expense of quality
redundar en perjuicio de algo to be detrimental to sth; harm sth
sin perjuicio de (Jur) without prejudice to
sin perjuicio de que luego me pueda arrepentir even though I might change my mind later; in spite of the fact that I might change my mind later
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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