injury

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Injury is on the Academic Word List.

Pronunciation[change]

  • (UK) IPA (key): /ˈɪn.dʒə.ri/ or /ˈɪn.dʒri/
  • (US) IPA (key): /ˈɪn.dʒə.ri/ or /ˈɪn.dʒri/
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Noun[change]

Singular
injury

Plural
injuries

An injury
  1. (countable & uncountable) An injury is a place on a person or animal that is hurt or broken because of a cut, hit, fall, etc.
    She suffered serious injuries to her face and chest in the car crash.
  2. (uncountable) In law, injury also includes loss of money or bad feelings.
    Our client is suing for injury arising from breach of contract.

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