Translation of detrimental in Spanish:


perjudicial, adj.

Pronunciation /ˌdɛtrɪˈmɛnt(ə)l//ˌdɛtrəˈmɛn(t)l/



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    detrimental to sb/sth perjudicial para algn/algo
    • The use of concrete in areas of public utility is unnecessary, and in fact, detrimental.
    • Human population growth on our planet is certainly detrimental to the environment.
    • His only real fault was that his work ethic was so high and he worked so hard, that it could eventually have been detrimental.
    • Anything seen outside of the stereotypes is seen as detrimental and won't get a chance.
    • In the event, that did not occur, partly due to the detrimental effect it may have had on peace talks.
    • The one growth area under this current government is on law and legislation but with detrimental effect on humans.
    • A bowler breaking down too often is not only a problem for the team but also detrimental to his own career.
    • The book sheds light on acts of corruption that are detrimental to the development of Zambia.
    • I am satisfied that publication of the report would be deeply damaging and detrimental to their welfare.
    • In contrast, unsaturated fats don't have the same detrimental effect on cholesterol levels.
    • This experiential gap is, I find, dangerous and detrimental to the sort of work that I want to do.
    • It is detrimental to the area and could prove to be dangerous for our children.
    • I am firmly of the opinion that we should live and let live as long as what we are doing is not detrimental and hurtful to others.
    • The dehumanisation of women is not only detrimental to women but to men also.
    • Too much emphasis on pleasing the judges is detrimental to the music, he feels.
    • Whether or not this would have a detrimental effect on the tourists in the long run is a matter of conjecture.
    • And if it would be detrimental, the council will consider postponing the closure of the home.
    • There are, however, extensive objections and evidence that it would be detrimental to the local area.
    • He does not accept the fashionable concept that working to the exclusion of all other aspects of life is detrimental.
    • I was determined not to cave in passively, as that would have been detrimental to both them and me.