Translation of perjudicar in English:

perjudicar

to be detrimental to, v.

transitive verb

  • 1

    (dañar)
    to be detrimental to formal
    el tabaco perjudica tu salud smoking is detrimental to your health
    • está perjudicando sus estudios it is having an adverse effect on / it is affecting / it is proving detrimental to his schoolwork
    • estas medidas perjudican a los jóvenes young people are losing out because of these measures
    • para no perjudicar las investigaciones in order not to prejudice the investigations
  • 2Peru, Colombia euphemistic, informal

    (violar)
    to rape
    to have one's way with euphemistic