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      n   pl   , -ries  
1    physical damage or hurt  
2    a specific instance of this  
a leg injury     
3    harm done to a reputation  
4      (Law)   a violation or infringement of another person's rights that causes him harm and is actionable at law  
5       an obsolete word for       insult  
     (C14: from Latin injuria injustice, wrong, from injuriosus acting unfairly, wrongful, from in-1 + jus right)  

injury benefit  
      n   (in the British National Insurance scheme) a weekly payment to a person injured while at work, varying according to the degree of injury  
injury time  
      n     (Soccer, rugby, etc.)   extra playing time added on to compensate for time spent attending to injured players during the match,   (Also called)    stoppage time  
nonaccidental injury  
      n     (Social welfare)   damage, such as a bruise, burn, or fracture, deliberately inflicted on a child or an old person,   (Abbrev.)    NAI      See also       child abuse  
whiplash injury  
      n     (Med, informal)   any injury to the neck resulting from a sudden thrusting forwards and snapping back of the unsupported head,   (Technical name)    hyperextension-hyperflexion injury  
Diccionario de inglés definición  


abuse, damage, detriment, disservice, evil, grievance, harm, hurt, ill, injustice, mischief, ruin, trauma     (Pathology)   wound, wrong  

Diccionario de inglés sinónimos  

add insult to injury id.
to further a loss/slight with mockery or indignity; to worsen an unfavorable situation
Ex: She was told she was too old for the job and, to add insult to injury, she was suggested to think about retiring

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money that is paid because someone suffered from a loss of what they own (such as injury)
When you are responsible for someone's serious injury, I think you should pay compensation to that person.
money paid to someone because they have suffered injury or loss, or because what they own has been damaged
[US] She received a compensation from the government for the damage caused to her property.
Cybertort is a willful act done by a person on internet that may cause legal injuries to virtual identity or virtual property of a person in cyberspace
[Leg.];[Tech.] cyber defamation is Cybertort
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