harm - definition and synonyms

 
 
noun [uncountable] 

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/hɑː(r)m/
  1. injury, damage, or problems caused by something that you do
    do/cause (someone) harm:

    Eating sweets occasionally doesn’t do children any harm.

    The new law is likely to do irreparable harm in urban areas.

    The ‘low levels’ of cyanide in the river were sufficient to cause harm to aquatic life.