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  • 1 harmful — harm·ful adj: of a kind likely to cause harm harm·ful·ly adv harm·ful·ness n Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. harmful …

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  • 2 Harmful — live im M …

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  • 3 Harmful — Harm ful (h[aum]rm f[.u]l), a. Full of harm; injurious; hurtful; mischievous. Most harmful hazards. Strype. {Harm ful*ly}, adv. {Harm ful*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 harmful — mid 14c., from HARM (Cf. harm) (n.) + FUL (Cf. ful). Related: Harmfully …

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  • 5 harmful — [adj] injurious, hurtful adverse, bad, baleful, baneful, calamitous, cataclysmic, catastrophic, consumptive, corroding, corrupting, crippling, damaging, deleterious, destructive, detrimental, dire, disadvantageous, disastrous, evil, harassing,… …

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  • 6 harmful — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ causing or likely to cause harm. DERIVATIVES harmfully adverb harmfulness noun …

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  • 7 harmful — [härm′fəl] adj. causing or able to cause harm; hurtful harmfully adv. harmfulness n …

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  • 8 harmful */ — UK [ˈhɑː(r)mf(ə)l] / US [ˈhɑrmfəl] adjective Get it right: harmful: The usual preposition to use with harmful is to (not for ): Wrong: Smoking is harmful for smokers and non smokers. Right: Smoking is harmful to smokers and non smokers. Wrong:… …

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  • 9 harmful — adj. VERBS ▪ be, prove ▪ The spraying could prove harmful to humans. ▪ become ▪ consider sth ▪ She actually considered fresh air harmful …

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  • 10 harmful — adj. 1) harmful to (harmful to one s health) 2) harmful to + inf. (it s harmful to smoke) * * * [ hɑːmf(ə)l] harmful to + inf. (it s harmful to smoke) harmful to (harmful to one s health) …

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  • 11 Harmful — Infobox musical artist Name = Harmful Img capt = Background = group or band Origin = Frankfurt, Germany Genre = Rock Alternative rock Noise rock Years active = 1992 ndash;present Label = Nois o lution URL = http://www.harmfulweb.de/ Current… …

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  • 12 harmful — harm|ful [ˈha:mfəl US ˈha:rm ] adj causing or likely to cause harm ▪ the harmful effects of smoking ▪ harmful bacteria harmful to ▪ chemicals that are harmful to the environment …

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  • 13 harmful — harm|ful [ harmfəl ] adjective * causing harm: The bacteria digest some of the harmful substances in the sewage. harmful effects/consequences harmful to: The fungus is not harmful to humans …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 14 harmful — [[t]hɑ͟ː(r)mfʊl[/t]] ADJ GRADED: oft ADJ to n Something that is harmful has a bad effect on something else, especially on a person s health. ...the harmful effects of smoking... It believed the affair was potentially harmful to British aviation.… …

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  • 15 harmful — harmfully, adv. harmfulness, n. /hahrm feuhl/, adj. causing or capable of causing harm; injurious: a harmful idea; a harmful habit. [bef. 1000; ME; OE hearmful. See HARM, FUL] Syn. hurtful, detrimental, damaging, deleterious. Ant. beneficial. * * …

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  • 16 harmful — adjective causing or likely to cause harm: the harmful effects of smoking (+ to): chemicals that are harmful to the environment harmfully adverb harmfulness noun (U) …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 harmful — [ˈhɑːmf(ə)l] adj causing harm the harmful effects of cigarette smoke[/ex] The fungus is not harmful to humans.[/ex] …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 18 harmful — adjective of a kind likely to be damaging; injurious Wear a hat to protect your skin from harmful sunlight. Syn: injurious Ant: beneficial, harmless …

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  • 19 harmful — adjective the harmful rays of the sun Syn: damaging, injurious, detrimental, dangerous, deleterious, unfavorable, negative, disadvantageous, unhealthy, unwholesome, hurtful, baleful, destructive; noxious, hazardous, poisonous, toxic, deadly …

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  • 20 harmful — As used in connection with foods, means noxious, hurtful, pernicious, likely to cause illness or damage. See also adulteration As used in connection with errors committed at trial, it means that rights were seriously affected; an appellate court… …

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