prejudicial - definition and synonyms

adjective formal 

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/ˌpredʒʊˈdɪʃ(ə)l/
  1. 1
    harmful to someone or something
    prejudicial to:

    The delay is likely to be prejudicial to the child’s welfare.

  2. 2
    encouraging prejudiced ideas or opinions

    the prejudicial press coverage of the riot

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