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in·jure / ˈinjər/ • v. [tr.] do physical harm or damage to (someone): the explosion injured several people. ∎  suffer physical harm or damage to (a part of one's body): he injured his back. ∎  harm or impair (something): a libel calculated to injure the company's reputation. ∎ archaic do injustice or wrong to (someone). DERIVATIVES: in·jur·er n.

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Injure

INJURE

To interfere with the legally protected interest of another or to inflict harm on someone, for which an action may be brought. To damage or impair.

The term injure is comprehensive and can apply to an injury to a person or property.

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