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noun [countable/uncountable] injury pronunciation in British English /ˈɪndʒəri/
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  1. 1
    physical damage done to a person or a part of their body

    an eye/leg injury

    suffer/sustain an injury (=be injured):

    She has recovered from injuries sustained in the accident.

    escape/avoid injury:

    All the passengers in the vehicle escaped injury.


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